[AMRadio] RCA Transmitter...


ltaft at charter.net ltaft at charter.net
Wed Dec 28 15:22:44 EST 2005


Make a rotary convertor out of a big old 3 phase motor, a capacitor bank and a few relays to control it.  Figure 1 kw out per HP of motor size.

The really old multi cabinet rigs have enough empty space that one could redo the internals into one cabinet and use the others as a cabin to live in.  You'd have to have the living space as the XYL would put the boot to you.

73, Larry K2LT

> From: W3CRR <w3crr at aerialacts.com>
> Date: 2005/12/28 Wed PM 05:27:23 WET
> To: Discussion of AM Radio <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] RCA Transmitter...
> 
>  "...a lot (if not all) of the 5KW rigs want 220/440 3 phase - and ...ya 
> just can't "rewire" them...."
> 
> No.  But you can buy an expensive phase converter 
> (http://www.phaseconverter.com/) - yet another odd acquisition that will 
> demand explanation to your XYL.  ("But , honey, it'll allow me to 
> install a four-ton 24 foot wide transmitter in our guest bedroom...").
> 
> 73 --and good luck with that,
> 
> Craig
> W3CRR
> 
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Larry Taft  K2LT
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