Thanks everyone for the fast responses to my question. Sounds like the
screw I see on the relay is not for adjustment. I will try the suggestions
from everyone before replacing the relay.
Have been checking prices and found that they are a little expensive.
Tim - N3XX
----- Original Message -----
From: "N3XX" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2008 7:23 PM
Subject: [Amps] Vacuum relay adjustment?
> Hope someone on the list can help with information about a vacuum relay I
> have. I'm working on getting an LK-800 amp back in good working
> and one of the problems it has is a T/R vacuum relay that won't go back to
> receive after transmitting. If I tap on the relay, it does go back to
> receive. The relay is a Jennings RJ1A-26S. On this relay is a screw that
> looks as if it is for adjustment, but I don't know what it adjusts. I'm
> guessing it has to be either contact spacing or spring tension. I hope
> for spring tension, and by adjusting this screw I can put a little more
> tension on the spring, and it will return to receive when finished
> Just thought I would check here and see if someone knows what the screw is
> for before I start turning it, not knowing what it is supposed to do.
> Thanks for any info.
> Tim - N3XX
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