Simple RF Power Meter

Posted on Jul 12, 2012

Many beginners trying out their skill with QRP TX, for the first time have to overcome many problems before they are able to come on the air. On usual complaint is that, every thing is working fine but the signal is not going out. Here is a simple set up which will enable them to measure the out put power of their transmitter. All that they require is a good multimeter which has a sensitivety of 20k ohms/4 Watts which is adequate for low power transmitters. The 8k resistor should be kept close to the out put terminal of the transmitter.

Simple RF Power Meter
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