Put a dummy load on the far side and check SWR?
73, Mike NF4L
> I am installing new coax from the tower to the shack and have inserted a
> polyphaser IS-50NX-CO, N-style connector and wanted to check everything
> out from the shack to the tower before I connect it to the beam. The
> polyphaser is located at an entrance panel some 30' from the shack.
> The unit is not new but did come in the original box with all hardware
> and instructions, however, how do I check out the unit to know if its
> still good?
> This is a DC blocking style so there's no connection between center
> pins, I have a MFJ antenna analyzer but I don't think it sees past the
> polyphaser fro the shack end.
> How does one know if the unit is OK or not? There is a varied opinion
> as to there worth and maybe I should select a different product. I
> always disconnect the antennas in the shack but wanted to add some
> protection at the building entrance plus I can also disconnect the coax
> and also the rotor cables there.
> 73 de
> Ron W4LDE
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