[AMRadio] Drying out HV transformers / Chokes


Jim candela jcandela at prodigy.net
Sun Sep 18 17:49:43 EDT 2005


Hmmm, been most interesting. If I tried this with my 1999 Dodge Stratus, and
my open frame BC-610 transformer, two things would occur:

1.) rust since my trunk seal leaks
2.) my gas mileage will suffer noticeably as well as car handling

and maybe,

3.) If I get into an accident, the dang thing might smash me where I sit in
the drivers seat. A BC-610 transformer flying through the air is not easily
stopped!

Regards,
Jim
WD5JKO

-----Original Message-----
From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net
[mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net]On Behalf Of Mike Dorworth,K4XM
Sent: Sunday, September 18, 2005 1:24 PM
To: Discussion of AM Radio
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Drying out HV transformers / Chokes


Hey Joe, that's 140 degrees F without the thermostat being necessary!. Great
Idea!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joe A. Taylor" <n4nas1 at hotmail.com>
To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Sunday, September 18, 2005 2:09 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Drying out HV transformers / Chokes


> I'm sure may be too simplistic to work but.....
> why not put the xformer in the trunk of a
> car and leave it there, outside in the sun, for
> a week or month.   Here in KY that works for
> most everything.  I've dried apples this way ;-)
>
> Joe  N4NAS
>
> >>Joe <<   n4nas1 at hotmail.com

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