The DX Engineering switch box came from the factory the same way and had to be
soldered the same as the RCS8V.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Frank Davis" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, August 12, 2002 6:12 AM
Subject: [Towertalk] Amertitron RCS8V Remote antenna switch
> Users should be aware that this switch as it comes from the manufacturer does
> not GROUND unselected antennas. Nor does it GROUND antenna ports when it is
> powered down. You must open the relay case and carry out a modification as
> instructed in the operators manual. The mod involves soldering a short jumper
> from the center pin of the UHF connectors to a pad on the circuit board. This
> pad is the mounting point for one terminal of the changeover relay for each
> antenna port and provides a ground connection when the port is NOT selected
> also when the power to the relay head is turned off.
> I recently acquired one of these switches from an estate sale and noted that
> operator had not carried out this mod. He had been using the unit for a
> of years with multiple coax runs that were "floating".
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