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Subject: Re: [TenTec] Help
From: Robert & Linda McGraw K4TAX <RMcGraw@Blomand.Net>
Reply-to: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 12:15:07 -0600
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According to the spec sheet from NTE this is certainly a good application 
for the device.  Better known as "that's what it was designed for".


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ariel M Elam" <k4aal@comcast.net>
To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <tentec@contesting.com>
Sent: Wednesday, February 22, 2006 11:32 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Help

> Here is a method for providing a quick and easy crowbar.Place a Diodes
> Incorporated  1.5KE15A (NTE4920) across the power output AFTER the fuses
> ans before the rig. Band goes to +. It will clamp 1.5kW, about 100
> amps@15 volts and blow the fuse.
> I found this in "73 Amateur Radio Today", May 2002, page 38. Title "An
> Ounce Of"
> I have installed this on my rigs, but it has never been needed to
> prevent a problem.

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