TEN-TEC is proud to announce that we are the exclusive distributor in the US for YouKits brand products.
The first product we are introducing from YouKits is the FG-01 a 1 to 60 MHZ Antenna Analyzer. This is not a kit but a fully assembled unit ready for use. The FG-01 utilizes the latest in SMT technology to provide a compact unit with lots of value.
This antenna analyzer is the smallest (measures less than 4“ tall) and easiest antenna analyzer to use on the market today. It has a color display that graphically shows you the SWR and Impedance of the antenna under test. This unit is right at home being carried to the top of the tower or on the bench in your shack.
The FG-01 with its color graphical display allows you to dial in the frequency you wish to operate on and immediately read the SWR and Impedance of the antenna at that frequency. The FG-01 also allows you to easily adjust the frequency to determine the desired SWR points of the antenna. For instance if you wanted to know the 2:1 limits of your antenna you would just change the frequency using the large knob to move the graph to the 2:1 point on the center of the display and read the frequency.
No more guessing where the low SWR point is on your antenna. No more guessing about you antenna characteristics, you just read the SWR and Impedance on the color graphic display or look at the curves to fully understand the characteristics of your antenna.
The FG-01 comes with a wall mounted Lithium battery charger and as of May 1, 2014 is now sold with model R9411 Lithium Batteries included for the FG-01 at a new price.
This unit is sold exclusively in the US by TEN-TEC and has a one-year replacement warranty. This unit is not manufactured by TEN-TEC therefore the non TEN-TEC manufactured return policy applies.
Note: The knob on some of the later model units may be chrome or silver instead of black.
WARNING: Do not install alkaline batteries in the holder provided. Only Lithium Ion model 14500 batteries should be used in the holder provided.
There is currently a 8 week lead time for this item.
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Posted by Larry on 16th Dec 2014
This was a replacement for the MFJ that I sold before this purchase. As I am writing this review I noticed that the unit is sold out and has a pre order only to purchase. I took unit out of the box and noticed that even the battery was charged. This comes with no instruction manual! But not to worry it works just fine. I have 8 antennas at the QTH and started checking each and every one for it's performance. Was I supprized to find a few were in need of adjustment. Originally purchased this for my Ventenna HFP and Buddipole I use QRP with the FT817 rig. This will be a great help for my Mountaintop work here in Utah
Posted by Ryan on 2nd Dec 2014
This is a seriously awesome tool. It would be nice if it displayed the reactance part of the impedance, but other than that it's been perfect.
Posted by chuck/aa0na on 25th Nov 2014
I rarely use this. That said, I wonder how long the battery stays charged? My old one, I could connect to an external battery, I.e. my radio battery!
There should be an easy way to change batteries or have the option to use an external power source.
Posted by Bob Scaffidi on 10th Nov 2014
I didn't even have to read the manual. Easy to use and figure out. I've been checking my antennas and learning a lot about them. I just don't think you can beat it for the price.
Posted by Unknown on 23rd Apr 2014
I'm a new ham and never used an antenna analyzer before. I watched the video a couple of times while I was waiting for it to arrive in the mail. Within 15 minutes after I got it I knew the impedance and swr of my 40 meter dipole.
Posted by Charles Hursh on 17th Apr 2014
I can't add much that others haven't already said. My only nitpicks are that the rechargeable lithium battery is too wide to fit into the case squarely so one has to fiddle with it and turn it slightly on edge to make it fit the enclosure. That is, after discovering the second screw the holds the case together may be found underneath the "made in China" sticker.
The unit does have a nice, solid feel to it, is compact and is very easy to use. That's a good thing as the directions (supplied on a mini CD) are roughly translated from Chinese.
It tells you SWR, impedance and has a nice graphical display of these values. It may not do as many things as other meters (that may cost more) but for my needs it does the job.
Posted by Doug -- K0DXV on 28th Mar 2014
I took out of the box and opened it up. Looks like a 3 AA battery holder so I put 3 AA batteries in. Naturally, it didn't work. Since there no included instructions in readable format, I assumed it was defective. Only after going to the website to read the manual (I don't have a CD reader on my computer - those things are becoming obsolete) did I discover that I have to buy some really expensive batteries or the rechargeable battery pack in order to use it. Honestly, I think TenTec and Youkits should do better than that. I don't see any point in selling a product that is not usable out of the box and doesn't even include instructions on what you need to make it usable unless you have a computer with a CD reader in it. A 3" x 5" piece of paper could include the complete set of instructions because it's a simple device.
It's a very nice test tool and does what it says it does and does it very well.
Posted by Unknown on 26th Mar 2014
This analyzer has already saved me a lot of headaches when I was tuning my portable antenna. The graph was showing me that the resonance point was way out of whack, and the fact it was shown visually made it obvious. It turned out I had a loading coil tapped incorrectly. It performs exactly as advertised and it has a solid feel to it. Overall, I'm very happy with it!
Posted by Marc Seale, N9LIS on 17th Mar 2014
It does just what it is advertized to do. The ability to see the antenna profile puts it way above the dial and meter analyzers that sell for more.
I am using it to adjust a portable antenna. To see the change in the impedance curve as changes are made in length and elevation is wonderful. You can get a "feel" for the results of changes in real time.
I will never leave home without it.
Posted by David Joseph on 1st Feb 2014
This product does the job. With the rechargeable battery option and low drain, its perfect. Small screen is easy to read - and you get the 'big' picture! Tune your antenna system perfectly with this pocket-sized wonder.
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