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Old 18-09-2015, 15:35   #1
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A switch marked AW/MW

I found this double throw switch buried deep in a Lazerette, any one know what its for ?
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Old 18-09-2015, 16:07   #2
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Antenna switch?


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Re: A switch marked AW/MW

Is it connected to anything?
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Re: A switch marked AW/MW

Big wires or little ones?
What happens when you operate it?
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Old 18-09-2015, 17:07   #6
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Re: A switch marked AW/MW

If I dont know what something does and cant spend the time to trace the wiring I disconnect it and wait and see what doesnt work. Just make sure bilge pumps still work. And charging systems still work.

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Old 18-09-2015, 17:53   #7
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Re: A switch marked AW/MW

Thanks to all, I,m going to try and trace the lines tmw. I did switch from MW to AW and I couldn't see any difference in anything. I really done think its and antenna switch. Tune in for the next chapter tmw.
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Old 18-09-2015, 18:27   #8
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Re: A switch marked AW/MW

Two switches I have seen is, one to bypass fridge thermostat so you can get temp down low when motor is on, and one that shuts down alternator so you dont get interference when using Hf radio with motor on.
A wild guess... Changes which battery bank is getting charged

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Re: A switch marked AW/MW

Automatic vs Manual..... Winch? For something not used all the time, maybe the anchor?
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Aft vs Main....???
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Re: A switch marked AW/MW

Could it read "MW/LW"? That would a radio switch in German for "Mittelwelle / Langwelle" (mid-range and long-range frequencies).
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I cant wait to hear what the switch does

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