LDG Z-817 Automatic Antenna Tuner

$213.00

Introducing the LDG Z-817 Automatic Antenna Tuner – the perfect companion for your Yaesu FT-817/818 QRP transceiver. Designed to effortlessly integrate with your transceiver, this tuner provides seamless control over the tuning cycle through its CAT port.

Description

With its automatic operation, the LDG Z-817 initiates a tuning cycle with a simple press of the tune button. If you’re tuning near a previously used frequency, it will conveniently recall the settings for tuning. And for those times when manual tuning is required, you have the flexibility to start a tuning cycle manually.

Featuring impressive specifications, this tuner has an RF power range of 0.1 to 20 watts, catering to SSB, CW, and digital modes. Thanks to its latching relays, it boasts ultra-low power consumption, ensuring efficiency during extended usage. Powered by 4 x 1.5V Alkaline AA batteries (not included), it offers true portability for your on-the-go adventures.

LDG Z-817 - Automatic Antenna TunerThe LDG Z-817 also comes equipped with a built-in CAT port interface, enabling seamless computer connection. Additionally, its CAT thru port allows for convenient connectivity with other devices. Collaborating with your FT-817 interface, this tuner creates an impressive 2000 memories (or 200 memories for other radios), making frequency management a breeze.
Covering a frequency range of 1.8 to 54 MHz (continuous coverage for MARS), the LDG Z-817 can handle a wide range of antennas. It effectively tunes impedance from 6 to 600 ohms (approximately 10:1 SWR range) and from 16 to 150 on 6m (around 3:1 SWR).LDG Z-817 - Automatic Antenna Tuner

Its SO-239 in and out connections cater to various antenna setups such as dipoles, verticals, beams, G5RV, OCF, Cobra, and more. Compact yet powerful, the LDG Z-817 measures 5.1 x 4.7 x 1.7 inches – ensuring it takes up minimal space in your setup. To simplify installation, a 1ft CAT cable is included, providing everything you need to get started.

Experience effortless antenna tuning with the LDG Z-817 Automatic Antenna Tuner – the perfect addition to your Yaesu FT-817/818 QRP transceiver. Enhance your radio communication capabilities with this reliable and versatile tuner that caters to a wide range of antennas and frequencies. Order yours today and take your amateur radio experience to new heights.

Features and Specifications:

  • RF Power 0.1 to 20 watts SSB, CW and digital modes
  • Latching relays for ultra low power consumption
  • Battery operated 4 x 1.5V Alkaline AA (not included)
  • Built-in CAT port interface. CAT thru port for computer connection
  • 2000 memories when used with FT-817 interface (200 memories for other radios)
  • 1.8 to 54 MHz coverage (continuous coverage for MARS)
  • Tunes 6 to 600 ohms (about 10:1 SWR range). 16 to 150 on 6 m (about 3:1)
  • SO-239 in and out connections for dipoles, verticals, beams, G5RV, OCF, Cobra, etc
  • Dimensions: 5.1″ x 4.7″ x 1.7″
  • Includes 1 foot CAT cable

Additional information

Weight0.7 kg