[TenTec] Astron RS-35M and Omni VI
W4EF at dellroy.com
Sat Jul 30 13:50:20 EDT 2005
I have seen some linear regulators that specify a
small minimum load for stable operation. Usually
these are low drop-out types, however. I have an
RS-35 here, but I have never noticed any
problems like that. Maybe it is as N4PY suggests,
73 de Mike, W4EF........................
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Tippett" <btippett at alum.mit.edu>
To: <tentec at contesting.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2005 9:50 AM
Subject: [TenTec] Astron RS-35M and Omni VI
> I am still in the process of selling
> N4SU's radio gear for his XYL. Dave had
> an RS-35M which he used to power his
> Omni VI along with some other things.
> He has a 720 ohm power resistor (15W
> I think) across the output terminals.
> Does anyone know why Dave
> might have done this? I assume it could
> be to help prevent surging when equipment
> is turned on but am wondering if there is
> some other reason. Any ideas?
> 73, Bill W4ZV
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