Topband: Passive Receive Antenna Splitter
Joe Subich, W4TV
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Thu Mar 13 23:07:39 EDT 2014
I use a couple of old CATV splitters for general purposes around here
and can't measure any excess (more than 3 - 4 dB) loss from common to
If you want a known good design to build some of your own, try:
... Joe, W4TV
On 3/13/2014 9:13 PM, Gary K9GS wrote:
> Can anyone point me to a design for a splitter for sharing a Beverage
> antenna between two receivers? This is for Field Day so these are not
> optimized Beverages by any means.
> Just want to allow the 80/40M stations to share antennas. Nothing fancy.
> My thoughts are to just use a CATV "2-Way" splitter at the output of the
> Beverage matching transformer and run separate feed-lines to each radio.
> I'm pretty sure these things work down to 1 MHz but have not measured
> them. I can use the pre-amp in the radio (K3) to compensate for the loss.
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