> One thing missing in all commercial ham and most homebrews is a real HV
> fuse. Having both the resistor and a fuse is the best protection IMO.
> Having worked on many amps in the USN I became a fan of HV fuses and
> stocked up on a suitable selection back when they went begging at
> hamfests. These days they are hard to find.
A few times I've built in an inch or so of suitably sized bare
wire just open between two terminals as a HV fuse. I've yet to
have one blow, but shouldn't be any arcing problems if it does happen.
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