Way to combine antennas?

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brandon

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I have been considering a 3 antenna setup instead of trying to do it all with 1 antenna (like a discone).

I have a Comet GP-6NC (155/465 Model) on the way and have thought about getting an 800 MHz base antenna and another antenna for 30-42 MHz. Is there a way to combine all of these antennas so I can use them at the same time with a scanner? Or would I have to dedicate 1 scanner for lo-band, 1 for VHF/UHF and 1 for 800? I think it would be nice to use all 3 of these antennas at the same time on a single scanner. Can that be done? If so, what exactly do I need to make it work?
 

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You could use a diplexer - a decent one shouldn't cost you more than $100 and some change - maybe $200. Read this thread. You'll need a 4 port - one for each antenna and one for the scanner.
 

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Blonder Tongue makes several models for the cable industry, good quality stuff. Check www.solidsignal.com and search the products for band separators. They are a little cheaper since they don't handle transmit power but they are 75 ohm (usually not a problem anyway).
 
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