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8A2R RX Antenna Switch SO2R


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This is the perfect receive antenna switch for any serious SO2R operator. The LBS 8A2R is also great for Multi operator efforts where two radios can share the same eight RX antennas.

Delivery time on this item is 3-4 weeks.

363.81 $

  • EUR: 339.00 €
  • SEK: 3 967 kr

Low Band Systems 8A2R is a high quality receive antenna distributions switch to assign any of up to eight RX antennas inputs to one of the two antenna outputs. You can even select the same antenna to both radios sacrificing only a minor 3 dB loss. This makes the 8A2R perfect for SO2R and M2 setups. Add two LBC8ARD Controllers for a complete SO2R RX antenna distribution package.

The switch is controlled (BCD) and powered by a nine lead control cable. For simple connection the switch is delivered with a Phoenix connector for the control line. Other options available upon request.

The 50 Ohm version of 8A2R is delivered with UHF connectors and the 75 Ohm version with F connectors.

Multiplexer Technology Ready (C); Unselected ports are terminated to 2W, 50 or 75 Ohm, 4W resistors.

Optional Accessories

Included with delivery

  • One 8A2R Antenna switch
  • Phoenix connectors for control and power input
  • Wiring diagram and specifications documents
Weight 0.95 kg
Dimensions 21 × 13 × 8 cm
  • 8 antenna inputs
  • 2 radio outputs
  • 50 Ohm or 75 Ohm
  • UHF (50 Ohm) or F (75 Ohm) connectors
  • BCD Control 3 bit + 13VDC for decoder
  • Insertion loss: < 3.2 dB
  • Isolation between output ports: > 20 dB
  • Isolation between inputs: > 40 dB
  • VSWR: < 1,5:1
  • Control cable 9 x .35-0.5 mm2 (AWG #20-#24)
  • Case: Aluminium alloy with rubber gasket
  • Outdoor installation with protective enclosure
  • Size :205 x 125 x 75 mm
  • Wight: 0.9 kg