On 8/30/2010 1:15 PM, Ed Magnuson wrote:
> Thanks, Doug. I will set them both the same and for about 2 seconds and see
> if that works. My tower is at our country place, which we visit on
> week-ends so will check it out then. This problem follows my tilting the
> tower to the ground to paint the four Steppir fiberglass tubes; now upright,
> the motor does not start. So relays may not be the problem but last time the
> tower would not crank up, replacing a relay was the remedy. We shall see.
> And thanks for giving this tower dummy an idea of what the relays do. Hi.
> Ed W1MAG
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Ed: I would set them for much longer than 2 seconds. I believe the
purpose is to be sure the motor lifting the tower coasts to a complete
stop and the tower comes to a halt before you reverse it. Don't ask me
how I learned about this, Hi.
73, Dan, N5AR
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