[RFI] F-240 Ferrite Core source?
k4kyv at hotmail.com
Sun Mar 12 22:27:33 EST 2006
>From: "Ed Swynar" <gswynar at durham.net>
>Take a trip to your local TV repair shop, & ask if you might do some
>dumpster diving therein...!
You guys still have TV repair shops up there? I haven't seen one of those
in years. Nowadays everybody just assumes a TV set is a throw-away item.
When TV's quit using tubes, most of the repair shops shut down, or moved
onto other things like computer repair. Solid state TV's usually run 4-5
years before showing signs of trouble, so people just replace them when they
When I was a kid, I used to regularly pull discarded TV chassis from the
junk pile behind a local TV shop. Tube type TV's were a good source of
parts, and a couple of HV power supplies wired in series would produce about
750 volts at 300-400 milliamps, enough to run a 100 watt plate modulated
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