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Reviews Categories | Antenna Tuners/Matching Networks | RAN-5M2 1KW SSB Help

Reviews Summary for RAN-5M2 1KW SSB
RAN-5M2 1KW SSB Reviews: 3 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $600
Description: This is the model 1KW dual memory auto antenna coupler made by SV1NL. Some of the new features are:

1. 1KW SSB power handling for antennas non-λ/2 and 2.2mm...
2. 50 memories for each antenna A and B...
3. Change the antenna A to B or B to A without re-tuning...
4. Power startup on the last tuned frequency without no re-tuning...
5. Keep up all memories without power supply or battery...
6. Grounding of the non-used antenna either A or B...
7. Grounding for both antennas A and B when power +12V is cut-off...
8. Protection of static discharging when in use...
9. Protection of overvoltage over +12V...
10. Connect dipole or loop antenna directly to A and B (no need for grounding) ...
11. Connect a vertical mast to antenna A and a horizontal wire to antenna B (grounding needed)...
Product is not in production.
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SV8RMA Rating: 5/5 Aug 20, 2016 01:15 Send this review to a friend
Exceptional tuner  Time owned: more than 12 months
I own this tuner for over 10 years.It tunes every antenna I have tried (verticals ,dipoles,wires etc) very easy ,in lightning speed!Very easy operation,bulletproof construction.This antenna tuner is your humble servant ,doing the dirty job,without complaining.It handles over 1KW.I have test it with 1,4kW SSB and it handled it easy.
I compared it side by side with another auto tuner ,the MFJ998,and the RAN-5M2 outperformed the MFJ ,easy in all aspects.The RAN-5M2 is way faster than the MFJ and it tunes almost everything!!
(The 998 cannot tune my 43ft vertical at 160m,but the RAN-5M2 tunes it easy with 1:1.2 swr)
Outside Greece the tuner can be found at
The model is JC-4s.IMHO the best antenna tuner(coupler) out there.73 de SV8RMA
SV2CWR Rating: 5/5 Dec 11, 2015 10:35 Send this review to a friend
Great bulletproof tuner.  Time owned: more than 12 months
This is a really bulletproof and capable tuner, it tunes anything I throw at it, I bet it can tune my balcony rails as well..
I have the two antennas version, I have an 8 meter vertical and a 15 meter wire connected to it, I can select remotely which antenna I want to work with. The tuner is really fast in finding the correct match.
Stefanos, SV1NL, is always there to help but had no issues so far.
SV2BWM Rating: 5/5 May 30, 2010 08:33 Send this review to a friend
Outstanding!!  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I had the first model of Stefanos's RAN-DOM working for over 10+ years flawlessly without any
problem, so I decided that it was time to move on...The new RAN-5M2 ATU has many advantages
like micro-processor based, dual antennas, memories, protections etc. that help a lot and it is within
a reasonable price limit. Also, it has a direct connection with Kenwood, Icom and Alinco transeivers.
The manual explains everything about how ATU work and Stefanos is always helping others by phone
for further explains. Good job STEFANOS SV1NL!!!

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