swr meter replacement detector diodes

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m3vuv1

Joined Dec 11, 2018
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Hi all,i have an old swr meter with a blown detector diode,its an 1.8 mhz to 148 mhz unit,the originals are 1N60 diodes,can i use 1N5711W diodes as replacements,as i have a stash of them,TIA.
 

dendad

Joined Feb 20, 2016
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They will probably work but not as well as the originals I'd think.
If you already have them, just give them a try.
Replace all diodes so both the sides are the same. There may well be calibration and frequency range changes.
 
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