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[TenTec] Re: Omni 6, observations & questions

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Subject: [TenTec] Re: Omni 6, observations & questions
From: dwright@microagesf.com (David Wright)
Date: Thu, 4 Sep 1997 16:14:54 -0700
I use one of those $9.99 workstation/desk "clip-on type" fans from
K-Mart.  Works just fine.....

>From:  George McCrary[SMTP:geo@ipass.net]
>Sent:  Thursday, September 04, 1997 4:03 PM
>To:    tentec@contesting.com
>Subject:       Re: [TenTec] Re: Omni 6, observations & questions
>Hey Folks,
>       This heat issue is one of the reasons I'm still a little concerned about
>my VI. It was purchsed as a replacement for a TS-850 that got fried by
>lightning. I make no apologies for the fact that I loved the Kenwood. I do
>a lot of RTTY and the 850 can do a full 48 hour RTTY test at 100W out
>without even getting very warm.
>       But, I'm growing attached to the Ten Tec, so I've been thinking of
>solutions. I was thinking of getting one of the little 12VDC fans for
>cooling PC microprocessors. I think the supplied clips could be used to
>mount it to the heatsink. It could be powered from the rig. Plus, throw in
>a few easily available parts, and a temp sensor could be made so that it
>came on at X degrees.
>       Has anyone tried anything like this? Or should I be a pioneer?
>                                                               73,
>                                                               George (KQ4QM)
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