Ham Radio Antenna Disconnect Actuator Lightning Surge Protection VK5RS
True Disconnect - Antenna Disconnect Actuator. Device designed to completley disconnect & ground your antenna (yes, both, braid & coax centre conductor at the same time). Designed to protect your valuable equipment from voltage transient spikes from nearby lightning surges and static discharges. In unpowered state (DC=OFF) your radio side completley insulated from antenna side. Please note requires direct path to suitable earth / groung connection. Features Gas Discharge Tube and static bleed resistor for additional protection. RF Connectors: N Female (Both Sides). Metal Enclosure: 1.6mm steel / Powdercoated. PLEASE BE ADVISED: THIS DEVICE IS NOT A LIGTNING ARRESTOR. NOT INTENDED TO PROTECT AGAINST DIRECT LIGHTNING STRIKES! Made In Australia By VK5RS. Ideally this device would be powered from your radio accessory socket -> therefore when trx is powered off - > True Disconnect will disconnect your radio from your antenna and ground the attached coaxial cable.