>On Wed, 3 Feb 1999 09:10:49 -0500 (EST) "William L. Fuqua III"
>> The Cantenna dummy loads just can't take 1.5 Kw for
>>very long. ........
>You can use a 5 Gallon can which are usually throw aways from auto body
>With some creative work with tin shears, drill, and a propane torch you
>can adapt the Cantenna as a unit.
>Thoroughly wash out the solvents in the can first!
>With 5 gallons of xfmr oil you can run 2KW for at least 20 minutes and
>still maintain the Cantenna frequency response.
? With a resistor that is spec'd at 100 or so watts, this solution
sounds somewhat unlikely. If transformer oil vapour-bubbles begin to
form on the surface of the resistor, which seems quite likely, it does
not matter if the resistor is in a 55-gallon drum or a 1-gal. can of the
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