[AMPS] SB-220: Operate/Standby Switch

measures 2@vc.net
Fri, 2 Feb 2001 10:45:12 -0800


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>>Eric,
>>Hardwire the cw/ssb switch in the SSB position and use the switch as >your 
>>standby switch.
>>Bob, W5AH
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>This is bad advice.
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>The SB220 should ALWAYS be started in the CW position to limit inrush 
>current.  


>NEVER start the SB220 in the SSB position, as it puts too much 
>strain on components.

  Unfortunately, SB-220 on/off switches fail in CW or SSB position.  
What is needed is a Stepstart.   

-  Rich..., 805.386.3734, www.vcnet.com/measures.  
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