Take a small hammer ... drill a hole through the handle at about 1/2 of its
length .. mount it under the relay box with a U-bolt, so it swings freely ..
tie a big long string on it, which you then run into the shack .. relay
sticking? .. Give the string a couple of tugs, so you don't miss that
=];^? Just an idle thought HI HI... but, then sometimes we all have
done some stuff like that, n'est-ce-pas?
73 --- Mark
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mel Martin" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, June 19, 2002 4:51 AM
Subject: [Towertalk] Six Pack
> The mere fact that 6 people have had problems with intermittant relay
> contacts has me wondering whether my new remote switch at 150' really
> should be a six-pack. It's a long way to climb to tap it with a
> handle! I'm presently using a Drake... must be about 30 years old... uses
> switch... not relays. It's now badly pitted and corroded...
> Can anyone recommend a completely reliable unit... I have an old
> surplus 28V DC unit (marked "property of the United States") here found
> a hamfest... looks indestructable.... anybody used something like this?