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Connect the INput of the amp to the TX out of the radio. Connect the OUTput/Ant of the amp to the INput of the meter (SWR/Power). Connect the OUTput of the meter to the cable that leads to the antenna.

With this arrangement, you will be able to measure the SWR of the antenna and power output (of the amp) going to the antenna.

Hope this be of some help/idea. Pls post back how things turn out or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Posted on Dec 31, 2007

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