Topband: Receive antenna switching - Thanks!
Joe - K8FC
k8fc at k8fc.com
Thu Aug 6 08:08:33 PDT 2009
Henk, the reference you mentioned is for a splitter/combiner (probably a
magic T) the reference the original question is looking for is probably
This will allow you to cascade a number of these to select multiple antennas
using one 75 ohm feed line and no control wires.
73, Joe K8FC
----- Original Message -----
From: "Henk Remijn PA5KT" <pa5kt at remijn.net>
To: "R. David Eagle" <kb8nnu at yahoo.com>
Cc: "Topband List" <topband at contesting.com>
Sent: Wednesday, August 05, 2009 9:29 AM
Subject: Re: Topband: Receive antenna switching - Thanks!
> Will this work?
> 73 Henk PA5KT
> R. David Eagle schreef:
>> I just wish someone made something similar in a cheaper kit fashion.
>> This is one thing that has really surprised over the years is why no one
>> has come out (commercially) with a decent switching design (>4 ports)
>> that utilizes the coax for long runs rather having to drop a control line
>> to the switch. Maybe there is one out there that I haven't seen
>> yet...???? BUT for many of us that have switching arrays on 160/80 we
>> are forced to make the long runs due to the size of the antennas and the
>> seperation space from the TX antennas.
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