|[AMRadio] Power Resistor|
w5jo at brightok.net
Mon Mar 21 08:40:15 EST 2005
It appears that is what will be required. I was hoping to find the exact
resistor to save drilling new holes and such but I don't think that is going
to happen. Thanks to all who provided help and inspiration.
>> You could buy the 25K, use your old clamp to tap at
>>20K, and the new tap for whatever you need. That would
>>cut the rating to 40 watts however..
>> Alternatively parallel the 25K 50 watt with a 100K
>>fixed 10 watt, and you got 20K with an adjustable tap!
> You might be able to just substitute the 20K with a 25K and it would work
> fine. Depending on its function in the circuit, the value of a resistor
> is often not critical. I made a similar substitution with the voltage
> divider in the bias supply of my Gates BC1-T and could tell absolutely no
> difference. In older rigs with carbon resistors, some the resistances may
> have shifted a greater percentage than that, but the circuits still work
> Don k4kyv
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