|[AMRadio] Dumber than a rock question . .|
Edward B Richards
zuu6k at juno.com
Sun Nov 13 15:21:01 EST 2005
Maybe I don't understand you but if I do; what you want is readily
available. It is a perf board with a copper pattern on one side. It comes
in various patterns from single holes to IC patterns. See Radio Shack #
276-170, -150, -168, -148, -159, also, All Electronics
(www.allelexctronics.com) #ECS-1, -2, -3, -4, -5,. I use a lot of the R/S
#276-170 because it matches my breadboard and you can mount IC's, relays,
etc in the center and have 3 or 4 holes to connect other parts, wires, to
each pin. Hope this helps.
73, Ed Richards, K6UUZ
Simi Valley, California, 93065
Home of Air Force 1 Pavilion
On Sun, 13 Nov 2005 11:37:17 -0700 "Barrie Smith" <barrie at centric.net>
> Well, guys, I've built a heap of stuff over a many year period, but
> never used perfboard.
> I'm in the process of building an in-shack controller for an antenna
> matching device that is at the base of one of my towers. This unit
> has a 90
> microhenry coil therein, with four latching vacuum relays which will
> out turns as needed for matching.
> Since the latching vacuum relays have no auxilery contacts, I bought
> small perfboard latching relays which will be in the control box in
> shack. These relays will actuate the vacuum relays outside and also
> light a
> LED, so I will know how many turns are shorted on the outside coil.
> I bought some perfboard (for the first time), and took a look at it
> night. The relays fit in the holes just fine, with a small amount
> of pin
> sticking through the other side.
> So, what the hell do I do with it? Wrap some wire around the
> pins and solder it? Put the wire in an adjacent hole and run a
> Well, I told you it was dumb!
> 73, Barrie, W7ALW
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