The PB relays have been in usesuccessfully here for a number of years
in homemade ant. switches, stub switching, stack matching etc,
without a problem. They handle the 1500 Watts RTTY okay. Just
remember to not "hot switch" them.
At 02:49 AM 5/12/2007, you wrote:
>This doesn't answer your question, but maybe it will be of some use.
>Last time I was at Ameritron I noticed some small relays they were using
>on many of the RF amp boards to switch RF, and I got the info on them
>because I know the manufacturer doesn't rate them for an RF environment
>(that doesn't mean they won't work for that purpose). I think my RCS-10
>antenna switch uses them too. It isn't the same relay you are asking
>about, it is a small sealed PC board mount relay.
>Potter & Brumfield
>Check Tyco Electronics.
> >I am designing a custom coax relay. I own a couple of Ameritron RCS-8V
> >switchs and am pretty happy with them, especially since they are rated to
> >250+ MHz. I recently looked inside an Array Solutions Ratpak and noticed
> >that it uses exactly the same relay as the Ameritron. I've been trying to
> >figure out who is the manufacturer of this particular relay and after much
> >time with Google have hit a dead end. Both switches use a form X (shorting
> >bar mounted on the two arms at the contacts) SPDT, 12V open-frame
> relay with
> >the following marking: X99KP 12VDC RSCO. It appears the X99KP
> is the part
> >number and RSCO is the vendor name or code. Does anyone know who
> makes this
> >relay? You can see a picture of it at www.w7ce.com/relay.html.
> >Thanks & 73,
> >Clay W7CE
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