Thanks, everyone. Looks like all I have are vaporized traces, so I'm
ready to reinstall the Stackmatch.
73, Pete N4ZR
At 08:49 PM 6/3/2009, Kevin C. Kidd CSRE/AMD wrote:
>MOV's should fail shorted or destroyed. A visual or simple continuity
>check will locate those. Occasionally they will fail open. There is a
>HV tester for MOV's but if you have access to a megger or hipot tester
>that will work as well.
>Otherwise just replace them all. They are cheap and very effective...
> > WX0B relays are pretty tough, I have had many direct lightning strikes and
> > no relay damage - even with no MOV protection near the relay.
> > I have had MOV's short after a direct hit, so sometimes they fail
> closed. I
> > always replaced any that were obviously burnt even if open.
> > John KK9A
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