I definitely can recommend microham's band decoder and antenna
switches, the quality is fantastic as is the support.
On 9/30/07, firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> wrote:
> I have two Array Solutions Sixpaks and they work great for SO2R. If you
> plan on switching the relay from your band decoder, you may experience the
> same problem that I did. These relays require at least 12v. to pull in. My
> band decoders caused a slight voltage drop, so did the diodes that I used to
> switch bandpass filters and there was some control line loss, so there were
> times that I would switch bands and the relay would not pull in. If you use
> a regular switch it should work fine or if you use a band decoder you need
> to ensure that you have enough voltage and current for the relays.
> John KK9A / P40A
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Antenna Switch
> From: "K8RI" <K8RI-on-TowerTalk@tm.net>
> Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2007 13:01:14 -0400
> List-post: <mailto:email@example.com>
> Thanks Denny,
> I had looked at Array Solutions page and must have skipped over that one.
> With the switch mounted at the tower, The coax from the ham shack and the
> shop all run to that spot and either two switch boxes or auto-band decoders
> I think I could handle all antennas (shop and tower) from either station.
> Although not cheap it'd save me money overall and looks like it may be a
> good answer to what I want to do.
> Roger (K8RI)
> > http://www.arraysolutions.com/Products/sixpak.htm
> > denny / k8do
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