MFJ-989D 1.8 – 30 MHz Legal Limit HF Tuner


Introducing the MFJ-989D 1.8 – 30 MHz Legal Limit HF Tuner — now better than ever! Experience improved efficiency, lower losses, and a brand new true peak-reading meter, all without any increase in price. With this tuner, you’ll be able to achieve optimal performance for your antennas.


Featuring the new AirCoreTM Roller Inductor with a fast-tune Crank Knob, tuning has never been easier or more convenient. The new TrueActiveTM Peak-Reading Cross-Needle SWR/Wattmeter provides accurate readings and allows you to monitor your power output with precision. Additionally, the tuner is equipped with a High-Voltage Current Balun for enhanced functionality.

The versatility of this tuner is unmatched. It can match various types of antennas, including dipoles, verticals, inverted vees, random wires, beams, balanced lines, coax, mobile whips, and even shortwave antennas. Whatever antenna you have, this tuner can handle it. Not only does this tuner offer an extremely wide matching range, but it also includes a lighted Cross-Needle SWR/Wattmeter, an antenna switch, a dummy load, and a balun. These features ensure that you have everything you need for high-power, full-featured antenna tuning.

One of the standout features of the MFJ-989D is the new TrueActiveTM peak reading SWR/Wattmeter. Whether you prefer to read true peak or average power, this meter has got you covered across all modes of operation. It provides accurate power readings, allowing you to optimize your performance.


  • Type: 1.5 kW manual tuner with dummy load
  • Frequency: 1.8 – 30 MHz
  • Power: 1.5 kW
  • Meter: VSWR/Power
  • 1500 watts SSB/CW
  • Size: 328 x 152 x 295 mm
  • Weight: 4 kg
  • Standard “T” tuning
  • 500 pF air variable capacitors
  • PEP and average power readings
  • 6-way antenna/load switch
  • 2 coax positions
  • 4:1 baluns
  • Balanced feeder terminals
  • Roller coaster inductor
  • Dummy load position
  • Coax bypass

Additional information

Weight4.2 kg