DowKey Coaxial Send/Receive Relay FS

Ken Simpson, W8EK KenW8EK at HOTPOP.COM
Sun Oct 2 13:38:13 EDT 2005

For Sale:

Dow Key Coaxial Relay DK 60-G2C
This is the relay that was often used to switch between
transmit and receive when using a separate transmitter
and receiver.  It has three SO-239 connectors for switching
the antenna, plus auxiliary DPDT contacts to mute the 
receiver, turn on an "On the Air" light, or whatever.
It is a 52 ohm relay, rated at 1000 Watts.  The coil is
115 Volts AC.

This particular relay is in its original box (which is in very
nice shape also), with its original instructions, and also
has a preinstalled cord to go to the 115 V AC.  On the 
end of this cord is a plug that looks like it would fit an
HC-6 crystal, like was used on many of the rigs to provide
115 V AC on transmit to energize the coil.  I know many of
us has simply stuck wires in the holes of that socket, but 
this unit has the correct plug for the job.

It is in great shape, and works fine, for $50.

Also available is another antenna switching relay:
This is similar to the Dow Key antenna relay above.
It has a 120 V  coil, but no auxiliary contacts.  It is not
DowKey, but functions the same.  It seems slightly
heavier than a Dow Key.  $28

Prices do not include shipping from Florida.



Ken, W8EK

Ken Simpson
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Voice Phone  (352) 732-8400

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