> 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.
Several things come to mind, including:
1. RF cannot get to where it is normally supposed to go, i.e., a load.
2. RF getting into where it is normally not supposed to go, i.e. bugs, dirt,
dust, failed components, changed values, etc.
3. Operator error.
Most of these can be protected against, just like parasitics.
Phil Clements, K5PC
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