Topband: Receive antenna switching - Thanks!

Joe - K8FC k8fc at
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>
To: "R. David Eagle" <kb8nnu at>
Cc: "Topband List" <topband at>
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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