For the same reason they all have different wiring schemes for the
mic connector - to make life difficult for us!
On 9 Nov 2003 Pete Smith wrote:
> 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
> The World HF Contest Station Database was updated October 29.
> 2469 stations are listed -- 29 new and over 100 updated.
> Are you current? www.pvrc.org/wcsd/wcsdsearch.htm
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