[amsat-bb] Re: Pre-amps with SWR meter

i8cvs domenico.i8cvs at tin.it
Wed Jun 15 21:59:01 PDT 2011

Hi Mike, KB8ZGL

Any SWR meter has a directional coupler inside that pass DC so you can can
feed DC power throught it safely like into a coax cable.

73" de

i8CVS Domenico

----- Original Message -----
From: <wolthui3 at msu.edu>
To: "AMSAT" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2011 12:22 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Pre-amps with SWR meter

Installing my new UHF/VHF SSB preamps tonight. I have FT-847 to send 12VDC
to them. I currently have an SWR meter between the 847 and the preamps. Can
I feed power through the SWR meter safely? The SWR meter is an SX-1000 by

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