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Dual Antennas
« on: April 15, 2017, 11:32:15 AM »
We are wanting to use a tailgater in case there are too many trees for the dome antenna.  Is there a device to plug both antennas into and switch back and forth without reconnecting each antenna in the receiver during each trip? Thanks Taz and Scooter


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Re: Dual Antennas
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2017, 01:55:48 PM »

Yes, it is often called an A-B switch and has 3 coax connections on it.
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Re: Dual Antennas
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2017, 04:07:15 PM »
Here's one example of an A-B Coaxial switch.


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Re: Dual Antennas
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2017, 04:57:32 PM »
Thank you, we should be back home in a couple days to pickup tailgater. Meantime we will find coaxial switch and hope she works. Thank you for helpful info.

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Re: Dual Antennas
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2017, 07:29:15 PM »
I always recommend an A/B Coax switch as the other person did but with an additional recommendtation

The Roof top antenna connects to A-(Above)
the ground block you connect the portable to goes to B-(Below)

Don't forget to do a Check Switch (Dish) or Reset (Direc) when you change antennas.
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