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RCS-4

ANT SWITCH, 1-30MHZ, 4 POSITION

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RCS-4
$ 159.95 Each


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Ameritron RCS-4 Remote Coax Switch

The Ameritron RCS-4 is a remote controlled coax switch that selects one of four outputs by supplying all control voltages through the coax. The elimination of control cables gives you a fast, neat and inexpensive installation w with only one coaxial line for four antennas.

You get two units -- the switching box that can be tower, mast or wall mounted and the control console that is located at your operating station. The attractive indoor console has bright LED antenna selector indicators. A steel enclosure provides 100% shielding to prevent RFI and TVI. Switching time is 50ms. SO-239 connectors provide reliable connections. The weatherproof switching box uses three heavy duty 10 ampere contact relays on a rugged G-10 fiberglass circuit board. Quality components are used throughout the entire unit to ensure maximum life for the sometimes difficult-to-reach switching box.

The RCS-4 operates from 120 VAC, while the RCS-4X operates at 220/240 VAC. It allows safe operation with 14 volts control voltage. Frequencies from 1.5 to through 100 MHz are covered by this excellent station accessory. It also handles over 2500 watts.

Specifications:
  • Number of antenna positions: 4
  • Loss at 30MHz: Less than 0.1dB
  • VSWR: 1.25:1 from 1.5 to 60 MHz
  • Impedance: 50 Ohms
  • Power Capability: 2500 Watts average continuous
  • Antenna select time: 50ms
  • Power requirements: 120 VAC 50/60 Hz at 5 Watts.
  • Connectors: SO-239
  • Control Box: 6 ⅛" x 5 " x 3 ⅜"
  • Switch Box: 5 ⅜" x 7" x 3"


  • Ameritron Remote Coax Switches
    4 Antenna Positions5 Antenna Positions8 Antenna Positions
    120VRCS-4RCS-8VRCS-10
    120V Lightning ProtectedRCS-4LRCS-8VLRCS-10L
    120V N connectorRCS-8VN
    220/240VRCS-4XRCS-8VXRCS-10X
    220/240V Lightning ProtectedRCS-4LXRCS-8VLXRCS-10LX
    220/240V N connectorRCS-8VNX


    RCS-4 PARTS LIST
    Item IDDescriptionPrice
    200-2100-1CAPACITPR, DISC, Z5U, 100V, .01 UF0.10
    200-2100-1BLLT, CAP., DISC, 250 VAC, .01 UF2.00
    200-2100-2BCAPACITOR, DISC, SPRAGUE, Z5U, 1 KV, .01 UF1.48
    270-6220-1CAPACITOR,ELE RAD, 25/35V,220UF(51821525)(540451100.33
    300-4007DIODE, DO-41, 1A, 1000V, 1N40070.10
    351-5002DIODE, LED, ROUND, 5MM, T 1-3/4 RED,0.16
    401-4090-1IT, CHOKE 90 UH, 1A, QSK, R9/6409.20
    407-1072ADAPTOR, AC, 12VAC, 1A, FOR 110VAC INPUT8.02
    408-6124RELAY, PCB, DPDT, 8 AMP, 12VDC, RTE24012S6.64
    409-2150COIL, FORM, .375 X 1.5-20, FOR QSK-52.60
    500-1563SWITCH, ROTORY, PC, NON-SHORTING, 2P6P, PGM2.79
    503-1233SWITCH, TOGGLE, SPDT,5A/125VAC, CH. MT (500-7010)1.44
    601-6021CONNECTOR, COAXIAL, PCB, 2.1MM0.24
    605-1379TERMINAL, STRIP, 1 POS, KS-8060.80
    610-2005TIT, UHF, 4H CH. MT, SO-239, TEF,1004252.09
    654-0375SCREW, ME, PAN, PH, 4-40 X 3/8, ZINC0.10
    656-0250SCREW, ME, PAN, PHIL, 6-32 X 1/4, ZINC0.12
    656-0312S6-32 X 5/16 PHMS PHIL SS (105632051)(500396)0.10
    656-0500SSCREW, PHMS, 6-32 X 1/2, SS0.10
    656S-0375-25SCREW, SM, PH, #6 X 3/8 TYPE 250.11
    656S-0375B-ASCREW, SM, HEX, A, #6 X 3/8, BK0.10
    705-0440-KNUT, KEP, 4-40, ZINC0.10
    705-0632-1NUT, HEX, SMALL PAT. 6-32 X 1/4, ZINC0.10
    705-3118SNUT, HEX, 5/16-18 , SS (555747)0.23
    711-0425-EXWASHER, LOCK, EST., #40.10
    711-0627WASHER, LOCK, INT, #6, ZINC0.10
    711-3144S-SLWASHER, LOCK, SPLIT, 5/16, SS0.10
    714-0837-2WASHER, FIBER, FLAT,#8 X .375 X .3010.10
    715-1725-0250SPACER, AL, #8 X .2500.37
    720C-0875FLUG, SOLDER, FLAT, #6 X .8750.18
    725-1778RIVET, BRASS, SEMI-TUBULAR, 1/8 X 3/16 X 7/320.10
    735-2220BRACKET, MOUNTING, RCS4/8 OUTDOOR BOX, REV. A2.08
    745-2149TIE, CABLE, NYLON,4 L0.10
    752-2301HOLDER, LED, FOR T-1-3/4, 5 MM ROUND, ONE PIECE0.18
    755-0101FUSE, 1-1/4, FB, 250VAC, AGC-1A0.42
    755-3259FUSE, CLIP, PCB, FOR 1/4 FUSE (755-30710.20
    758-9192U-BOLT , 5/16-18 X 3, 2 PIPE, ZINC-TV0.98
    758-9192-1SA, U-BOLT SET, 5/16-18 X 3, W/BRK , HWD1.86
    758-9193U-BOLT SADDLE, 2 FOR 758-9192(UB200-5), ZINC1.17
    760-0035KNOB, 1647-1, 1 SKIRT1.58
    770-1162BUMPER, RUBBER, ROUND, .44 DIA., 20 H, BLACK0.10
    782-RCS4LLT, CABINET, FACE DECAL, RCS-44.48
    800-1004BCABINET, CHASSIS, RCS-415.04
    800-5666CABINET, COVER, RCS-414.00
    800-9665CABINET, OUTDOOR COAX PLATE, RCS-43.28
    840-0524BOX, PLASTIC, LARGE, 1621/VEC4001K9.14
    850-0427-1BOX INSERT, BROWN, 200#, PAD, 12-1/4X6, RCS DIV.0.54
    850-0427BSH.BOX, WHITE, 200#, RSC, 9-1/4X6-3/4X7-1/4, RSC2.40

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