BX-240 : FA-VA4 Vector Antenna Analyzer kit

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Radio amateurs who build their own antennas, appreciate the value of a vector antenna analyzer. The apparatus presented here as a kit is characterised by high accuracy, small dimensions and easy handling. It allows one port measurements in the frequency range 100 kHz to 100 MHz with a system impedance of 50 Ohms (BNC).

This kit is an improved version of the IV-Meter from DG5MK, based on his article published in QEX May/June 2017.

Easy to build with all SMD parts preassembled. Comes with pre-machined enclosure, selectable menu language (german/english) and english assembly and operating manual. SOL reference elements are included.

Powered by 2 x AA alkaline batteries (not included in kit), average consumption of 50 mA without display backlight.

Size only 5⅜ x 3½ x 1 inch, weighs only 290 g (including batteries).

Introductory price valid until 2017-08-31

$139.00 includes shipping and handling

Shipping of this kit will commence on 2017-07-28

DOWNLOADS

English language construction and user manual.

WEBLINKS

Kit overview and buildup process.

Calibration with the SOL method.