[AMPS] switches

Phil (VA3UX) phil@vaxxine.com
Fri, 09 Feb 2001 21:31:43 -0500

Tom, if I read Carl's original question properly, I think he was asking '
what is the electrical purpose of choosing a progressively shorting switch
over one that isn't'.  Carl : yes/no ?


At 08:39 PM 2/9/2001 -0500, carl seyersdahl wrote:
>Tom: I've called many parts by the wrong names over the years, I guess. I
>was referring ,I guess, to the progressively shorting switch seen in so many
>amps today, as opposed to what I've seen in many construction articles,
>where they use what I would call a "break before make " type. Both types do
>essentially the same thing, IE. progressively shorting the tank coil turns.
>Other than the area of the switch contacts, I can't see much difference in
>the two setups although there might be some electronic reasoning behind
>them!!  carl / kz5ca
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