[TenTec] Hi all...(Omni-D power connector)

kb1ckt at yahoo.com kb1ckt at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 2 09:05:31 EST 2017

power dissipation, I bet. Something with negative resistance would be best, as a true crowbar, otherwise it has to be sized to take some heat.

shawn kb1ckt

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> On Jan 2, 2017, at 8:50 AM, tfr001 at myfairpoint.net wrote:
> Another question would be - anyone ever try to replace that connector with something more rugged?
> I also ordered  a new-old-stock 1N2979A (big 15V zener) off of Ebay to replace the big diode where the power comes into the chassis. Not sure why TenTec didn't do that orginally. The manual says something about it being there to blow the fuse for reverse polarity - why not make it a zener and
> get an over voltage crowbar too?
> -Tom N1OOQ

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