[TowerTalk] Multi-station antenna selection patch panel

Jim Lux jimlux at earthlink.net
Fri Jan 17 22:13:26 EST 2014

On 1/17/14 5:10 PM, krishna kanakasapapathi wrote:
> Howdie,
>   I am looking into build a panel that would distribute 8 to 10 antennae
> to 5 to 6 stations in a
>   any-to-any setup to handle 1kw. Prefer lockout( if a sophisticated
> design), but even manual switching would
>   be sufficient. I know it needs vaccum relays etc.
>   Don't want to reinvent the wheel. Where can i find a good
> design/precedent ?

A couple things to think about.. what sort of isolation do you need? 
That sets the number of sets of contacts you need between two paths.

I'd look at some sort of crossbar arrangement, but that's 60 relays.

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