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Re: [Amps] Henry 3K-A choke failure...workaround?

Subject: Re: [Amps] Henry 3K-A choke failure...workaround?
From: jeff millar <>
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2019 13:43:56 -0400
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Hi Ron,

I like the idea of putting the choke in the return lead.  But the way the
return floats a bit above ground for metering makes me uncertain exactly
where to wire in choke.

   - between bridge and resistors to ground, or...
   - between resistors to ground and filter capacitor returns


jeff, wa1hco

On Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 10:59 PM Ron <> wrote:

>    Jeff wa1hco millar wrote:
> > Hello wise ones...
> > Bought a nice 3K-A at a flea market and made one SSB contact.  On the
> > second contact it tripped off on HV overcurrent.  After some debugging,
> the
> > Plate choke is leaky to ground at HV but open with an Ohm meter.
> > Can I just put the choke up on insulated standoffs?
> > Any other suggestions?
>    It is a pleasure to be helpful.
>    The CURE is to put it in the ground side of the circuit, typically
> where the rectifier or the grounded side of the transformer goes to
> ground.
> --
>    Ron  KA4INM - Understanding is much better than
>                                        knowing how.
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