On Jun 3, 2006, at 6:15 PM, k7fm wrote:
> Rich said:
>> "The TL-922 also uses a 4500v Tune-C. To protect the bandswitch from
>> arcs, I bent the first rotor plate until the breakdown potential
>> dropped tp 3500v, which is still c. 900v higher that the actual peak
>> AC anode voltage."
> Why, after you install all of the Rich Measures protection
> circuitry, do you have to worry about arcing in the TL-922. It
> would seem that bending the plate is a useless act - unless there
> are reasons other than parasitics that cause arcing.
Some people don't mind taking chances, and some do. After the first
bombing in the 1990s, if I had a job working in the WTC, I would have
invested $1400 in an emergency 'chute.
> Colin K7FM
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