TT supplies a great quiet fan that clamps on the fins, if one is to operate
for longer times, ie: FD or Contest work. One would be FOOLISH not to use
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gary Hoffman" <email@example.com>
To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment"
Sent: Wednesday, July 09, 2008 11:48 AM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Bliss: Omni 546C working FB again
> It may depend on the physical layout of the heat sources.
> If they are concentrated in a few small areas, then a long, horizontal fin
> may more effectively spread the heat into a lot more fin area.
> If that is not the case, vertical would have been better.
> But I'd bet you they do it for the reason I mention.
> 73 de Gary, AA2IZ
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ken Brown" <email@example.com>
> To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 09, 2008 12:51 AM
> Subject: Re: [TenTec] Bliss: Omni 546C working FB again
>> > I had intended to replace the heatsink with one that has the fins
> vertical oriented (and
>> > hence increasing the cooling capacity) and had it already drilled and
> ready to go in.
>> I have always wondered why Ten-Tec has the heat sink fins horizontal on
>> the Omni VI and Paragons. I wonder , have they done this on all of
>> their transceivers? The 961 and 962 power supplies have the fins
>> vertically oriented which, as far as I know, is the right way.
>> DE N6KB
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