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Re: [CQ-Contest] Load testing a 50 amp supply?

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Load testing a 50 amp supply?
From: "Dallas and Lucy" <ludal@dmv.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2004 08:13:00 -0500
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What an idea.  I went over to the shack yesterday afternoon to give this a
try and it worked great.  Unfortunately, I got a call at about 10:30 last
night from my XYL who said I needed to come pick her up from BINGO.  Said
the lights wouldn't come on on the Jeep.

Man am I in trouble!!!

73  Dallas  W3PP

> >I just repaired (I think) a 50 amp astron rack supply.  I intend on using
> >it to power two hf rigs (SO2R) and accessories.  However, I wish to load
it up
> >to about 30 amps to check ripple and regulation without sacrificing my
> >station if something is wrong.
> >Any ideas on what I could use to load it up for a test?
> Thanks for all the responses.  The popular solution is to use a car
> (or two).  I got a couple of those.
> Rich

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