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Subject: [AMPS] Diodes
From: (Rich Measures)
Date: Thu, 29 May 97 09:49:13 -0700
>>On Wed, 28 May 97 16:07:12 CDT Herb Blair <>
>>There is a trade secret to potting the diodes and keep the
>>epoxy from pulling them appart.  K2AW has excellent assemblies.
>K2AW has no assemblies totally missed the point.  Those are
>nothing but Taiwan, etc made microwave oven diodes and I am truly sorry
>to see that you believe in such advertising that says otherwise.  P.T.
>Barnum was right after all. 

>>Third is capacitance across diode assembles.  It is not needed
>>as the capacitance of the epoxy is distribuited along a string.
>I wont even comment on that one...just another example of ancient
>73...Carl   KM1H
 The diode junctions themselves have far more C than any C the potting 
could add.  Maybe the epoxy capacitance thing was intended as a joke, 

R. L. Measures, 805-386-3734, AG6K   

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