On Dec 6, 2005, at 4:45 AM, Peter Chadwick wrote:
> Alek said:
>> Advancing the load cap further to the
> right to 6 or 7 on the scale brought up a nice little purple arc
> the plates of the loading cap.<
> Certainly sounds like parasitics to me. Have you checked the original
> parasitic suppression resistors?
> As to whether nichrome is the answer, I'll leave that argument to
Alek can provide the answer himself by trying low VHF Q suppressors and
seeing what happens. If they do not stop the purple arcing, they are
FREE! -- like the mattress emporium ads proclaim with glee.
> Peter G3RZP
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