Automatic band decoder and antenna switches

microHAM supplies high quality accessories for your hamshack, such as Band Decoders, various types of Antenna Switches, Antenna Stacking devices, special devices designed dedicated for the SO2R operating technique, USB Interfaces and many others ...

microHAM Station Master

The microHAM Station Master is the successor to the popular Band-Decoder, and offers a lot of additonal functions. With the Station Master you integrate a lot of devices of your shack: automatic antenna switching with the freely programmable band decoder, computer controlled rotator direction,, CAT control of your radio, switching of bandpass filters, a sequencer for amplifiers and last but not least the integration of your SteppIR antenna. With the iLink connection you can further integrate your existing soundcard interface by microHAM: works with Micro-Keyer, Micro-Keyer2, Digi-keyer, Micro-Keyer2R(+) etc.

The most control functions are derived from frequency and PTT information. This offers you 20 frequency dependent output switches to control an antenna switch (for example). Some antennas can be declared as receive only antenna, the Station Master will block transmitting on these antennas. Additionally a freely programmable sequencer is availabkle, for example to control the delayed switching of pre amplifiers or amplifiers.

The intelligent rotor control allows the use of nearly any rotor manufacturer and type. The position information may be an analog voltage (e.g. Yaesu, Hy-Gain) or a digital pulse (e.g. SPID). Depending on band and your individual setup the antenna will turn automatically, for example after entering just the prefix of a call or a locator (depending on your log program).

Several fixed antennas can be grouped into a 'virtual rotr', selecting the right antenna depending of the destination. This can be used with antennas like 4-Squares or Beverages.

If you use a SteppIR or Ultrabeam antenna, this can also be controlled by the StationMaster. This has several benefits. A SteppIR antenna directly coupled to your transceiver would follow each and every frequency change, even when another antenna is in use. The Station Master transmits control information to the variable antenna only if it also the active antenna. Another benefit is that large split offsets can be compensated, the antenna will not retune between Tx and Rx.

With the clearly arranged controls of the Station Master, practically all functions can be controlled from the front panel. This makes the operation independant of a computer, provided the band limits and setup has been programmed once before.

The built-in CAT interface allows to connect nearly any radio to the computer and the log software. Already existing microHAM interfaces can be integrated with the iLink port. The required 'iLink' cable (both sides 6p MiniDIN, 1:1) is included in shipment.

Station Master Features

General

CAT control

Antenna control (Port A):

Additional Antennas or BPF Control (Port B):

RX Antennas and TX Sequencer (Port B):

Internal Rotator Control:

Virtual Rotator Control:

Power Amplifier Control:

Weight and Size:

Order No.
MICRO-SM microHAM Station Master 369.00

 

microHAM Station Master DeLuxe

The Station Master Deluxe™ is the big brother of the regular Station Master™ and have not only all of his skills, but offers the ergonomic user interface with a large 240x64 LC Display, programmable controls also support for stacked antenna systems.

The Station Master Deluxe ™is designed for large single amateur radio stations with multiple rotors and stacks, and for SO2R stations which require full control of all operations with a comfortable, ergonomic operation. Of course, the Station Master Deluxe also excellent at multi - used stations.

The network capability makes the Station Master Deluxe something special. Several Station Master Deluxe ™ can be connected via the the trusted "ulink" (RS-485) bus, independently from a computer network. ulink support the connection of 16 Station Master Deluxe ™(8x SO2R or 16x single operator in any combination). Each Station Master Deluxe ™ can also access 128 ulink modules. The ulink port supports cable lengths of up to 1.2 km using a standard CAT5 cable, enough to connect a multi-operator station including the antennas comfortable.

ulink interface are small, remote-controlled, multi-functional. This interface are used as relay outputs, RS232 module, rotor controllers, stepper motor controllers, etc. used also to control devices such as remote antenna switches, stack switches, Beverage switches, rotator motors, matching networks, and more. The Station Master Deluxe ™ includes a locking system, which is programmed by the user. With this system it is possible to distribute all the terminals to each other so that there will be no damage or collisions.

Highlights:

Note: microHAM USB Device Router and microHAM Device Configurator are compatible with all 32bit and 64bit versions of Windows 7, Windows 8, Vista, XP, 2000 and 2003.

Order No.
MICRO-SMDLUX microHAM Station Master Deluxe 714.00

 

Special Cables for Station Master

 

Order No.
PA-ACOM-2000 Cable for Acom-2000A 77.50
PA-EXP-1KFA Cable for Expert 1K-FA 53.50
PA-FL-7000 Cable for Yaesu FL-7000 53.50
PA-VL-1000 Cable for Yaesu VL-1000 53.50
FT-INH-DIN8 'Inhibit' Cable Yaesu 18.00
PA-PW1-HL Cable for Icom PW-1 53.50
ROT-DXA-DXC Cable for rotors Yaesu DXA/DXC 65.50

 

Cable list for microHAM CW-Keyer and Station Master

 

Order No.
CWK-CIV CAT cable for all Icom with CI-V remote interface 17.90
CWK-IF232 CAT cable for various Kenwood 17.90
CWK-RS232-KY CAT cable for various Kenwood and Yaesu 17.90
CWK-DIN CAT cable for various Yaesu 17.90
CWK-MINI6 CAT cable for various Yaesu 17.90
CWK-MINI8 CAT cable for various Yaesu 17.90
CWK-RS232-T CAT cable for Yaesu, TenTec etc. 17.90
CWK-RS232-YX CAT cable for Yaesu FT-847 17.90
CWK-RS232-E CAT cable for Elecraft 17.90
CWK-RS2322ST CAT cable for TenTec Omni V 17.90

 

CW-KEYER List of CAT cables

 

CWK-CIV Icom All Icom with CI-V interface, TenTec Omni VI, VI+
CWK-IF232 Kenwood TS-50, TS-60, TS-140, TS-440, TS-450, TS-680, TS-690, TS-711, TS-790, TS-811, TS-850, TS-940, TS-950
TS-50, TS-60: requires IF-10D
TS-140, TS-680: requires IF-10C
TS-711, TS-811: requires IF-10A
TS-940: requires IF-10B
CWK-RS232-KY Kenwood/Yaesu TS-480, TS-570, TS-590S, TS-870, TS-2000
FT-1000MP / MARKV / Field, FT-2000, FT-950, FT-DX3000
CWK-DIN Yaesu FT-736, FT-747, FT-767, FT-980, FT-990, FT-1000, FT-1000D
FT-990: requires ROM version 1.3
FT-1000/1000D: requires ROM version 6.0
CWK-MINI6 Yaesu FT-757GX-II, FT-840, FT-890, FT-900
CWK-MINI8 Yaesu FT-100, FT-817, FT-857, FT-897
CWK-RS232-T Yaesu,TenTec FT-920, TEN TEC Argonaut V, Jupiter, Orion, Pegasus
CWK-RS232-YX Yaesu FT-847

10-Keypad

10er Tastatur

The 10 Keypad is directly connected to the microKEYER and allows control of various CW functions, like recall of stored standard buffers, adjusting speed and many more. The RTTY functions require a full PS/2 keyboard (a USB keyboard will not work!).

Order No.
MK-KEYPAD 10 keypad 25.40

 

microHAM antenna switches

Remote controlled antenna switches for 6 or 10 antennas

The antenna switches by microHAM are weatherproof for mast mounting, but can be operated in the shack as well. The switches can be controlled by the "micoHAM band decoder" (see above, 5m cable included) or other band decoders. The PCB in the switches is a special HF design with striplines, using individual stubs for optimum SWR and lowest insertion losses. Unused antennas are grounded, when unit is powered off all antennas are grounded. The solid aluminum die cast chassis with 4mm wall thickness provides excellent protection against RF interference (class IP66). Normally all switches come with PL jack (female), N jacks are optionally available. Switches are available with 1-to-6, 2-to-6 or 1-to-10 configurations.

 
Typ micro Six Switch micro DoubleSix Switch micro Ten Switch micro Double Ten Switch
No. of radios 1 2 1 2
No. of antennas 6 6 10 10
Frequency range 0 - 60MHz 0 - 30MHz 1.7 - 60MHz 0 - 30MHz
Impedance 50Ω 50Ω 50Ω 50Ω
Relay voltage +9 bis +16V +9 bis +16V +9 bis +16V +9 bis +16V
Power consumption max. 80mA max. 180mA max. 80mA max. 210mA
Sizes 220 x 103 x 120mm 220 x 103 x 120mm 220 x 103 x 120mm 360 x 103 x 120mm
Weight w/o mounting bracket 2.2kg 2.4kg 2.4kg 3.6kg
Temperature range -35° bis +70°C -35° bis +70°C -35° bis +70°C -35° bis +70°C
Max. Power load (CW)
1.8 to 30MHz
5KW at SWR 1:1.3
3KW at SWR 1:2
2KW at SWR 1:3
5KW at SWR 1:1.3
3KW at SWR 1:2
2KW at SWR 1:3
5KW at SWR 1:1.3
3KW at SWR 1:2
2KW at SWR 1:3
5KW at SWR 1:1.3
3KW at SWR 1:2
2KW at SWR 1:3
Max. Power load (CW)
30 to 60MHz
1.5KW at SWR 1:3 - 1.5KW at SWR 1:3 -
SWR at 1.8MHz
14MHz
28MHz
50MHz
1.00
1.03
1.07
1.12
1.03
1.03
1.06
-
1.00
1.01
1.02
1.06
1.01
1.05
1.15
-
Insertion loss at 1.8MHz
14MHz
28MHz
50MHz
<0.01
<0.01
<0.02
<0.05
<0.01
<0.03
<0.05
-
<0.01
<0.02
<0.04
<0.07
<0.03
<0.03
<0.06
-
Isolation at 1.8MHz
14MHz
28MHz
50MHz
>80dB
>64dB
>58dB
>50dB
85 - 115dB
65 - 100dB
60 - 90dB
-
>75dB
>61dB
>55dB
>47dB
90 - 115dB
70 - 105dB
60 - 80dB
-
Order No. (PL sockets) Micro-6SW   374.00 Micro-DUO6SW   555.00 Micro-10SW   425.50 Micro-DUO10S 827.00
Order No. (N sockets) Micro-6SW-N   446.00   Micro-10SW-N 535.00  

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