I had an Ameritron for a number of years and was downsizing and decided to
replace the switch as it was starting to rust. Before I did that I wanted
to see how the switch fared with a simple test. I placed a signal source on
one of the coax connectors and injected the signal. I then turned on the
xcvr and stepped through the various antenna positions. At every position I
could hear the signal source (all other input positions the coax was
removed). After receiving a DXEngineering remote switch I ran it through
the same test, nothing heard in the other positions. This is not a very
scientific test but a good indication of the kind of isolation between the
two switches. I had to wonder what all the signals running around my switch
was doing to my receive noise floor. Would have been a good measurement to
take but I did now have the proper equipment for the test. DXEngineering
switch is a bit pricy but hopefully longevity, and performance will continue
to justify the cost.
73 Pete N4KW
----- Original Message -----
From: "AD5VJ Bob" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, August 15, 2008 11:48 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] remote antenna switches?
> Any ideas on a remote antenna switches?
> Which ones to stay away from vs which ones to shop for.
> 73 fer nw es gud DX,
> QSL VIA: LotW, BUR, e-QSL
> Bob AD5VJ
> Old Calls WB5ZQU, WY5L/KH3, KE5CTY, N5IET
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