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Re: [TowerTalk] remote antenna switch

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] remote antenna switch
From: Jim Lux <>
Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2006 15:43:56 -0800
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At 01:59 PM 3/13/2006, David Robbins K1TTT wrote:
> >
> >
> > Depending on where the switch is located (electrically!), "grounding" one
> > of the incoming feedlines has the effect of either shorting, opening, or
> > putting some reactive load on the antenna it's hooked to.
> >
>leaving an open ended feedline will also have the same effect depending on
>the length of the line.  you can only eliminate the effect by routing to a
>dummy load that matches the feedline impedance.

A good point.  


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