Sorry to labour the point, but, how do you guarantee that? Is it a question
of operator training?
> Yes, we use foot switches on SSB. This has not been a problem for hot
> switching for us. There is a small delay from when PTT is actuated in the
> radio and when RF production starts, so we are all OK.
> Tim K3LR
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> Behalf Of David Cutter
> Sent: Sunday, March 30, 2008 1:28 PM
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> Subject: Re: [Amps] Relays
> Do you ever use foot-operated PTT ? I am always a little suspicious that
> the brain gets the voice to start before the foot gets the switch to the
> floor. When ms count, the 11ms from brain to foot and then foot to floor
> could be a problem for hot switching.
>>I have been using single Kilovac HC-1 and Jennings RJ1A relays for input
>> output T/R switching on all of my single 8877 amplifiers for the past 25
>> Even in heavy contest operating, I have had no problems at 1500 watts
>> up through 50 MHz.
>> Tim K3LR
>> > W4HBM
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