[Amps] Question: Ship Vacuum Variables at minimum or maximum?

Radio WC6W wc6w_amps at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 10 12:23:23 PDT 2009

Hi Bob,
  Per the Jennings catalog, vacuum variables should be shipped at min. C.

73 & Good afternoon,
  Marv WC6W 


--- On Wed, 6/10/09, Robert Groh <rgroh at swbell.net> wrote:

> From: Robert Groh <rgroh at swbell.net>
> Subject: [Amps] Question: Ship Vacuum Variables at minimum or maximum?
> To: amps at contesting.com
> Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2009, 7:59 AM
> Getting set to sell off some vacuum
> variables and I have a question: when I ship them, should I
> set them at minimum capacity setting or at maximum
> capacity?  
> I would think the answer is to ship with the capacitor set
> at it's minimum capacity - the 'rotor' would be retracted
> the most and the 'mechanical lever arm' (i.e. the length of
> the unsupported mass of the 'rotor') would, therefore, be at
> it's minimum.
> Comments and advice welcome. The vacuum variables are
> Jennings UCS and UCSL, by the way, if that matters.
> Thanks.
> 73
> Bob Groh, WA2CKY
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