[TowerTalk] remote antenna switch

Jim Lux jimlux at earthlink.net
Mon Mar 13 18:43:56 EST 2006

At 01:59 PM 3/13/2006, David Robbins K1TTT wrote:
> >
> >
> > Depending on where the switch is located (electrically!), "grounding" one
> > of the incoming feedlines has the effect of either shorting, opening, or
> > putting some reactive load on the antenna it's hooked to.
> >
>leaving an open ended feedline will also have the same effect depending on
>the length of the line.  you can only eliminate the effect by routing to a
>dummy load that matches the feedline impedance.

A good point.  

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