Moonraker UHF SWR meter SWR270

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Moonraker UHF SWR meter SWR270

Post by NiCdeth » 09 Mar 2016, 12:52

I need an SWR meter for V/UHF, I've seen the Moonraker SWR270 [moonraker.eu] and was wondering if it's any good. It looks just like the CB ones, which aren't very accurate above c50MHz. Is there any difference inside? I was going to get the Maas UHF, everyone seems to have one and they seem well made but they are a bit more expensive.

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Re: Moonraker UHF SWR meter SWR270

Post by Admiral » 09 Mar 2016, 14:16

Well, as the description says, complete with typo, 'Pefrect starting out SWR meter, small, basic and cheap !'

Says it all, if you buy a 2/70 twig off the shelf then it will be about right and this thing will be as good as one built into the rig.

If you're making your own antenna then something a bit more robust may be more suited.
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Re: Moonraker UHF SWR meter SWR270

Post by StormShadow » 12 Mar 2016, 03:39

Thats a CB good buddy meter right? not good for neither :lol:

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Re: Moonraker UHF SWR meter SWR270

Post by Admiral » 12 Mar 2016, 08:56

StormShadow wrote:Thats a CB good buddy meter right? not good for neither :lol:
No, the clue is in the model name, 270 or 2/70, get it?
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Re: Moonraker UHF SWR meter SWR270

Post by FakeJake » 13 Mar 2016, 00:40

I have one. Seems OK as a basic "am I going to blow the output on my radio or not?" meter
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Re: Moonraker UHF SWR meter SWR270

Post by Buick Mackane » 13 Mar 2016, 00:44

Probably as accurate as eric bristow after 6 gallons of paraffin
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