[AMRadio] Valiant doorknob cap


Bob Maser bmaser at tampabay.rr.com
Tue Jul 12 17:00:33 EDT 2005


I would not change it because doorknobs aren't susceptible to age.

Bob
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Lawson" <jpl15 at panix.com>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Tuesday, July 12, 2005 4:28 PM
Subject: [AMRadio] Valiant doorknob cap


>
>
>   Anyone have a (better??) replacement for the doorknob cap in the tank 
> circuit of a Valiant?
>
>   I'm doing an overall re-cap prior to getting on the AM air - I can order 
> a capacitor that exceeds the specs, but there is the structural question 
> in that the doorknob is also a spacer.
>
>
>   It's 500 pf at 10 - 20 KV IIRC...
>
>
> Lemme know ASAP if yo've got something you'd like to sell...
>
>
> Cheerz
>
>
> Jhn  KB6SCO
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