>Okay, I'll bite, Rich. Which type of resistor should I use and where can I
// Glass-coated wire-wound fixed resistors seemingly fly ok in glitch
service. We buy the glitch resistors for our retrofit kits from Mouser.
We sell 'em for $1.50 ea. Commercial peak energy-absorbing resistors are
also available from Carborundum, but the cost c. 12db more.
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>To: "Mike" <W4EF@dellroy.com>; "Ian White, G3SEK" <firstname.lastname@example.org>;
>Sent: Saturday, September 08, 2001 10:05 AM
>Subject: Re: [AMPS] SB-1000 mods?
>> >Ian, is there any preference for the type of resistor used for the glitch
>> >I have some 25 ohm/25 watt Dale RER type metal body resistors, but I am
>> >concerned that they might be prone to flash over due to the relatively
>> >gap between the leads and the metal case.
>> // True
>> > Presumeably a ceramic body wire
>> >wound resistor is the way to go.
>> // During a glitch, the ceramic case tends to explode and throw
>> schrapnel around one's abode.
>> >Should I be concerned about inductance
>> >(L*di/dt kick) -
>> // No
>> >... ...
>> - R. L. Measures, 805.386.3734,AG6K, www.vcnet.com/measures.
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