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Re: [TowerTalk] DX-Engineering Remote Coax Switch

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] DX-Engineering Remote Coax Switch
From: "Andrew B. White" <>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2004 08:36:36 -0600 (CST)
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I don't know the model number (it doesn't say on the front), but I have 
used a DX Engineering 5 port switch for more than 10 years - it has never 
failed.  This model uses sealed relays in a splash proof metal enclosure 
mounted on the tower leg.  The relay board has jumper options to ground 
or open circuit the unselected coax connections.  I have them grounded.

Here, the remote unit is about 120 feet from the house and is controlled 
with a 6-conductor small gauge solid wire cable.  I have not had any 
problem with this unit since it was installed in 1993.

By the way, Bert, nice callsign!

73, Drew K9CW

I had to install jumpers on the relay board to 
ground the unselected coax connectors

On Sun, 21 Nov 2004 wrote:

> I have a DX Engineering DXI-5P five-port remote coax switch system that I 
> purchased new a few years back and never installed. I'm planning on 
> installing 
> and using it shortly to upgrade my antenna system.
> I'd like to know of any TT'ers' experience(s) with this coax switch, good or 
> bad, and any tips regarding its use would be appreciated.
> 73,
> Bert, N4CW


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