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Splitters, Filters and Multicouplers - For discussion of all inline devices used to split, combine or amplify a receive signal. This forum is not for any bi-directional (transmit) device. Use the Amateur or Commercial Radio forums for those.

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Old 02-15-2017, 6:12 PM
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Default Home brewed multicoupler

Does anyone know if there are any schematics or kits out there to make your own multicoupler to feed multiple scanners off one antenna. I would like to get a Stridesberg, but at $185 off their site is alot to invest. It may come down to "biting the bullet" and buying one, but I wanted to check with you all and see if there are more cost effective options out there.
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Default 8 port splitter

Are you wanting to get all of your radios connected? Maybe just 8? Here's what you should try Electroline EDA-2800 there's always one on ebay. Many people with many scanners use them and they work. If you decide to go Stridsberg later you will at least already know how good your antenna is and the money spent for the EDA will be nothing by comparison to the investment of MCA multicoupler. Just suggesting go cheap first. Then later when you have extra money buy the MCA from Stridsberg.
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Here's a good article from John Bryant. You may have to find out about the core material for VHF but another option is to use the binocular core from a TV antenna 300 to 75ohm balun.

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