They version that was sold DID NOT have a relay in the circuit. It does
auto-switching. I have 2 homemade versions here and getting ready to put
them up for this season. Also, I have the manual scanned and posted on my
web site. You can find it at:
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joe Reisert (by way of Bill Tippett <email@example.com>)"
Sent: Wednesday, July 03, 2002 6:38 PM
Subject: Re: Topband: Switching in Extra Antenna Length
> Doug etal,
> In the 1980's, Colatchco (W1FC and W1CF/SK) sold, among other things, an
> 80/160 meter vertical which I believe had a relay switch. Perhaps someone
> can bring that info forward since they must have had a viable solution. I
> don't think they used a trap!
> Joe, W1JR
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