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Re: [TowerTalk] Series Remote Coax Switches?

To: "Tim Heger" <>, <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Series Remote Coax Switches?
From: "WA3GIN" <>
Date: Sun, 14 Oct 2007 09:04:09 -0400
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I've being doing it as you describe for some time now. You just have to 
remember to latch both the transfer port on the first switch and the 
selected antenna on the second switch. If you the ability to wire in that 
capability so that it is automatically done for you by the selector switch 
you'll be switch across both antenna switches without giving it a second 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tim Heger" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, October 14, 2007 6:29 AM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Series Remote Coax Switches?

> Hi to all,
> I have a question about the use of remote coax switches, and am sure 
> someone has done this before, but I have no experience with it.  I 
> presently have one tower in use (175' coax run from house to tower), and 
> am using a remote coax switch at the base of the tower to feed a number of 
> antennas.  I have a second tower built, and will also have a number of 
> antennas on it.  I would like to use one of the outputs on the coax switch 
> at the first tower to feed the coax switch on the second tower (140' from 
> first to second tower).  This would save the expense of a second 175' of 
> coax from the house to the first tower.
> Have others fed antennas through two remote coax switches?  Had any 
> problems doing this?
> I'm not sure if this is a good idea, or if I should just spend the extra 
> on coax and have a completely seperate run from the house to the second 
> tower.
> Tnx - 73,
> Tim - N3XX
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