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Ameritron RCS-10, 8 POSITION ANTENNA SWITCH, HF/VHF/UHF

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$219.95
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RCS-10
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Product Description

Ameritron`s Remote Coax Switch lets you remotely switch up to eight HF antennas so you can replace 8 coax feedlines with a single coax. Eliminate a tangle of troublesome coax and have a simple and near installation with just a single coax feedline!

The RCS-10 consists of two units, the weatherproof switching box that mounts on your tower or mast and the control unit thats placed at your operating station.

Specifications

  • Inexpensive and simple wiring: selects up to eight antennas using one four conductor telephone type control line

  • High Power Capability: The RCS-10 relay box will handle over 5 kW into matched loads below 30 MHz

  • Long Relay Life: UL/CSA/VDE approved sealed relays with 16 ampere switching current rating. Tested to withstand 1200V RMS

  • Flexible Mounting: The RCS-10 hardware accepts mast sizes from 1 inch to 2 1/4 inches

  • Reliable Connectors: Teflon UHF-style SO-239 females, internal barrier strip for control lines

  • Low Voltage: Requires 10-15 Volts at less than 300 mA.

  • Wide Frequency Range: Covers DC to 100 MHz with low SWR, loss, and good isolation

  • Highly Weather Resistant: Sealed relays, stainless hardware, and U-V resistant cover

  • VSWR: Under 1.25:1 below 30 MHz. Under 1.3:1 below 60 MHz. Under 1.8:1 below 150 MHz

  • Impedance: 50 Ohms.

  • Power Requirements: The RCS-10 operates from a 12 VDC power source. 120 VAC adaptor included with RCS-10 and 230 VAC adaptor included with RCS-10X .

  • Control Line: Uses any 4 conductor telephone-type cable (not supplied)

  • Easy-To-Read Antenna Indicators Eight wide-spaced LEDs indicate the selected antenna

  • Flexible Interface Accepts and outputs one-of-eight control signals, and outputs three-line BCD data

  • Switching Box: Approximately 5 ¼" x 6 ⅞" x 3" and weighs just 3 lbs.

  • Control Unit: 6 ¼" x 4 ⅝" x 3 ¼"

 


 

 


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  1. Works Great 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 29th May 2015

    I have been using this daily for over a year. Flawless operation



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