General rules Pete, switch on the lowest potential side. ( which we know is
not always true, fortunately no one holds the truth. )
2 cent 1/2 worth Euro
----- Original Message -----
From: "Pete Smith" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, November 09, 2003 6:28 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Remote switching design choice
> Can someone explain to me why some remote antenna switch manufacturers use
> a scheme that supplies 12V to the relay box and switch the ground side of
> the relays to select antennas, while others supply a common connection and
> switch the 12V to the desired relay? I can't see an advantage one way or
> the other, and it does have the effect of creating incompatibility among
> makers' hardware.
> 73, Pete N4ZR
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