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FW: [Towertalk] sixpack relay problem

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Subject: FW: [Towertalk] sixpack relay problem
From: (jljarvis)
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2002 17:52:34 -0400
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Subject: Re: [Towertalk] sixpack relay problem

I can't post to the list from here.

>From how it sounds, the trouble might be in a resistive common or ground path. 
>Should take an
ohmmeter from the "ground" side of the relay winding to the chassis and then to 
the ground side of
the control box.

Guy. K2AV.

> From: "jljarvis" <>
To: <>
> Date: 2002/06/18 Tue PM 12:59:56 EDT
> To: <>
> Subject: [Towertalk] sixpack relay problem
> Privately, I observed that the most likely problem was
> IR drop, or a bad relay. Let me repeat it publicly:
> Even though the 'run' is only 3 feet, there is EITHER an
> IR drop somewhere in the circuit, or a bad relay.  For all
> you know, the drop is IN the relay.
> Replace the relay.
> This isn't a design problem.  Too many sixpacks, too many
> relays running reliably out there, for too many years.
> Jim Jarvis, N2EA
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