A simple RF sampler and demodulator is a handy tool for the shack, in conjunction with an oscilloscope it allows the operator to keep an eye on the station output.

Here is a simple circuit which provides a an RF sample output and a Demod output:

RF Sampler Circuit (credit W2AEW)

Watch this YouTube video by W2AEW to see how to build and use the sampler.
The CWTD website has more handy info an oscilloscope uses for Amateur Radio.

This is the my RF sampler:

RF Sampler internals

 

VK3ERW RF Sampler

I've labeled the outputs and noted the ratio of the voltage divider on the outside of the box.

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