> In a message dated 4/13/2010 3:08:55 AM Greenwich Standard Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> My choice is at least 7/8 heliax and some lmr600 up the tower, remote
> coax selector at the top
> I've never been a big fan of remote switches at the top of the tower...a
> real hassle to get to, and in areas where lightning is a factor, lots of
> luck not having them getting blasted.
I have the same thoughts about the remote amp at the tower.
I use remote antenna switches, but they are only 20 to 30 feet up the
tower. IOW easy to get at.
The shield of the coax is grounded at both the top and bottom of the
tower. So far, no problems even with LOTs of lightning strikes. (17
that I can account for that were visually seen)
> Bill KH7XS
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