[Top] [All Lists]

Re: [TowerTalk] Connectors, down the tower

To: Charles Gallo <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Connectors, down the tower
From: Jim Rhodes <>
Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2019 14:54:37 -0600
List-post: <>
Whatever connector you end up using just make sure they are wired the same
and the fenders arranged so that you can plug the controller in at any of
the connection places so that you can control the rotor. I have used plain
old molex connectors as none of them were out in the weather.

On Sun, Dec 29, 2019, 12:56 Charles Gallo <> wrote:

> Ok, in prep to replace my rotor, get back on the air, and clean the shack,
> I have some questions re connectors, coax, etc
> First, right now, my rotor cable comes into the house, and goes right to
> my controller box. Nicely dressed, but I think I’d like to put a connector
> in there. Say go from the SPG panel (need to properly put in) into the
> house, a connector there, and then to the Green Heron box. (And maybe a
> second connector right before the box). Thoughts? Which connector (I’m
> changing from a Ham IV to a Yaesu)
> Coax. Right now everything comes down from the roof (roof mounted
> antenna), to a coax switch with lightning ground, then runs over and into
> the shack.
> As I said, want to put another SPG panel right before house entry. The
> question is. Right now I do it all with buryflex. All the jumpers behind
> the shack are even buryflex. (Rig, amp, tuner, antenna switch signal
> injector, and out the door.
> Would I be crazy to go to RG-400, particularly for the signal after the
> amp? Three of the runs (amp to tuner to switch) are less than 3 feet, and
> switch to panel would be 5-6 feet or so.
> Again, thoughts?
> --
> 73 de KG2V
> Charlie
> _______________________________________________
> _______________________________________________
> TowerTalk mailing list

TowerTalk mailing list
<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>