Topband: NCC-1 Phaser

Art Snapper art at
Thu Jan 21 20:25:59 EST 2016

Is there any preferred method to allow an easy choice of multiple main and
auxiliary antennas when using the phasing unit?

I never quite figured that out with the 1026.  I envision ending up with
something resembling a CATV headend.


On Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 7:36 PM, Herbert Schoenbohm <
herbert.schoenbohm at> wrote:

> I did reverse cables constantly on the MFJ but the operations was always
> troublesome and time consuming with the 1026. The DXE NCC-1 operation is
> smooth and with the large phasing know obtaining nulls on much more
> reliable.  From what Ii have been to do with two major DX-peditions on 160
> in phasing RX Beverages to me there is no comparison.  Although the NCC-1
> is a bit expensive I have come to the conclusion that it is worth every
> penny.
> Herb Schoenbohm, KV4FZ
> On 1/21/2016 6:35 PM, Mike Waters wrote:
>> Thank you for sharing your experience, Herb. I have an MFJ-1025 but
>> haven't used it since I moved to this QTH 11 years ago.
>> However, it DID work very well for me in the past. Sometimes, to get it
>> to null unwanted line noise, I had to reverse the cable connections, since
>> the MFJ phase adjustment does NOT cover the full 360 degrees unless we do.
>> Did you know about that? I don't recall if that was in the manual. Do you
>> remember if you reversed the coax? Just trying to see of that might have
>> been why there was such a tremendous improvement between the MFJ and the
>> DXE product.
>> 73, Mike
>> <>
>> On Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 3:12 PM, Herbert Schoenbohm <
>> herbert.schoenbohm at <mailto:herbert.schoenbohm at>>
>> wrote:
>>     After nearly two years of trying to get some measurable
>>     improvement with the MFJ-1026 noise cancelling box I finally gave
>>     up and sold them on E-Bay and purchased a DX-Engineering NCC-1.
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