talk about great minds...
before I resolved the sticking in the 6 pak switchbox by upping the voltage
I had already drawn up plans for a string which led to a pendulum which
would whap it - I SWEAR!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Mel Martin" <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, June 19, 2002 1:53 PM
Subject: Re: [Towertalk] Six Pack
> Take a small hammer ... drill a hole through the handle at about 1/2 of
> 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
> done some stuff like that, n'est-ce-pas?
> 73 --- Mark
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mel Martin" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: <email@example.com>
> 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...
> > 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?
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