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Can multiple UHF receivers share antenna's? Answered

I have multiple UHF microphone units. They have two antenna's on the back of them, it picks whatever is the strongest signal for 'true diversity'.
My question is, Instead of buying those really expensive antenna distribution units. Would I be able to group each of the antenna connections from the units to one antenna for each side and use two high gain UHF antenna's to receive the signal.
I would think that the receiver units would pick out the signal individually as they are set on different channels. All the units are exactly the same with the same antenna's. I could be very wrong with this however!

Any feedback is very welcome!



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Best Answer 8 years ago

Unfortunately if you want multiple transmitters to utilize a singe antenna you will need an RF Diplexer to help keep the signals separated from one another. Otherwise the signals will get all mixed up together and you won't get a clear reception on the receiving end. The same holds true on the receiving end. If you want to have multiple receivers use a single antenna a Diplexer will help.

Check out this article for more details.


Answer 8 years ago

Thank you very much for your comment.

Looks like I might have to get a distribution system as they appear to be cheaper!

Many Thanks