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[Towertalk] any remote A/B automatic antenna switches??

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Subject: [Towertalk] any remote A/B automatic antenna switches??
From: (Jim White)
Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2002 19:26:23 -0400

did you have bulbs in series with the receiving antennas to act as fuses?

K4OJ wrote:

> Does any one know of a automatic remote A/B antenna switch that one can TX on 
> one antenna and listen to on the other?  I need one for a special application 
> since my RX Ant jack on my 756Pro is perpetually fried- I thought I would 
> just hook up my TX and Bevg antennas on a remote A/B switch, solely use Ant 
> 1,  and save the $$$ to Icom-  Unfortunately, both my 756 and 756Pro have 
> suffered from front end over load in the rx antenna jack circuit when using 
> beverages and 160M.  Nothing ie, RF limitors, in line, has prevented the 
> overloading from blowing the rx jack's lightning surge protector and/or 
> diodes past this- Right now, I just have the beverages hooked up to Ant 2 but 
> I have to manually push the antenna select button to go between Ant 1(my tx 
> antennas)  and Ant 2 (my beverages)......I feel like I'm back in the 1980's 
> on this- 
> 73  Paul  N0AH 
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