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Subject: Re: [Amps] 1N Diodes
From: Mark - N5OT <>
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 08:50:30 -0500
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So I put it in and the meters work like they're supposed to.  Just worried if it affects the overload circuit. However, the amp is running very acceptably.  25ma of Grid current at 1500 watts out.

On 6/30/2021 7:34 AM, Mark - N5OT wrote:
Ameritron AL800H - two 3CX800s

Meters have always behaved badly.  Manual says when this happens, then D117 may be shorted.  I have the amp opened, and this diode tests shorted.

Manual says this diode "protects the overload circuit and the meters."

It's a 1N4001.  I can't find any around here.  I have about 1x10E18 1N4003 diodes.  Can I use a 1N4003?

Thanks in advance.

73 - Mark N5OT
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