[AMRadio] RCA Transmitter...


Barry Sherwood barry_sherwood at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 29 12:26:38 EST 2005


Not to mention the outrageous light bill which would
accompany such an aquisition!

Barry Sherwood
KF5GC

--- ltaft at charter.net wrote:

> 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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