David Weiss wrote:
> I would like to get some real world knowledge about the use of gas tube
> lightening protectors. Some of the names out here are Polyphaser, Alpha
> Delta and DX engineering. Some of the units are "multistrile" and some
> have replacable gasFET tubes. I was suprised that some of the units are
> not weatherized as in the case of the Polyphaser unit flange mounted.
If you are using a remote antenna switch that feeds the control signal
or power up the coax, you need to make sure that your chosen protector
doesn't have a DC open in the thru path or a short to ground. At W6VIO,
we have some suppressors not yet installed because they are incompatible
with the RCS-4 remote switches.
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