On Dec 6, 2005, at 8:24 AM, Vic K2VCO wrote:
> Alek Petkovic wrote:
>> On close inspection of the ammeter, I noticed that the idling current
>> wavering ever so slightly. I turned the loading cap to the right and
>> idling current was definitely moving. 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.
> This sounds like a *real* VHF parasitic! Does the amplifier have
> parasitic suppressors? If so, check that the resistors aren't open or
> very high in value.
When overloaded, carbon comps go high, but MOFs go low.
> Vic, K2VCO
> Fresno CA
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