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Design for a wattmeter that calculates the difference between forward and reflected power and gives you a true power reading.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Mar 1979 (v.35#3) pg. 56

R.F. output measurement. Part 1. Input vs. Output power. Which is better?
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jun 1979 (v.35#6) pg. 66

R.F. output measurement. Part 2. Building a wattmeter, an R.F. probe, and an in-line SWR/Wattmeter.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jul 1979 (v.35#7) pg. 28

Construct a peak-reading LED r.f. wattmeter. Est. cost: $30.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Aug 1983 (v.39#8) pg. 48

An economical QRP wattmeter and dummy-load combination is built around the widely available BC-442 antenna relay unit. Est. cost: $5.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jan 1986 (v.42#1) pg. 39

Build your own QRP dummy load/wattmeter. Provides a 50 ohm dummy load and a meter to indicate when the calibrated potentiometer is set to the RF power applied to the input. Est. cost: $7.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Mar 1990 (v.46#3) pg. 28
Correction CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL May 1990 (v.46#5) pg. 8

SWR chart for the Model 43 Bird wattmeter.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Apr 1990 (v.46#4) pg. 24

Magic Eye wattmeter tests power consumption.
ELECTRONICS ILLUSTRATED Jan 1964 (v.7#1) pg. 43

World's simplest audio wattmeter.
ELECTRONICS ILLUSTRATED Sep 1964 (v.7#5) pg. 108

Direct-reading audio wattmeter is calibrated for internal or external 4-, 8-, or 16-ohm external loads. Reads 5 to 50 watts. Frequency response from 20 to 20,000 or better. Accuracy within 5%.
ELECTRONICS ILLUSTRATED Nov 1967 (v.10#6) pg. 80

Simple circuit to estimate the power consumed by a 120-volt AC appliance.
ELECTRONICS NOW Nov 1995 (v.66#11) pg. 9

Tips on calibrating ammeters, ohmmeters, wattmeters, etc.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Nov 1979 (v.68#8) pg. 48

Modular test instruments. Part 2. How to build a dual-channel wattmeter for speaker testing.
SPEAKER BUILDER 4/1983 [Dec 1983] (v.4#4) pg. 20