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[Amps] LK 500 ZA heat

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Subject: [Amps] LK 500 ZA heat
From: "jeremy-ca" <>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2007 22:00:20 -0400
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> In a message dated 8/15/2007 9:17:56 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
> writes:
> What you  find is the people who don't really know what the
> problem was blame a  parasitic and say "that's common with
> xxx amplifier" while the people who  do understand the system
> say "mine never had that  problem".
> And this opens up a niche market for voodoo magic remedies.  The 
> parasitic
> elixir. Lou

It must be a profitable venture just like snake oil was to the uneducated 
masses of the 19th century.
I get many amps in here for repair that have that junk installed. The first 
thing I do is remove it and then work at fixing the true source of the 

Back in the 80's QST published Rich's "parasitic" article. I called Eimac 
and asked an engineer his opinion about a year after it was published as I 
had an Alpha 77DX on the bench; the owner had asked me to install the kit 
that he brought with him as well as fix the amp. The Eimac engineers comment 
was "Richard Measures is probably responsible for the destruction of more 
8877's than all other causes combined" .  I considered that a positive 
statement not subject to interpetation or spin.


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