[AMRadio] Drying out HV transformers / Chokes


Barrie Smith barrie at centric.net
Sun Sep 18 19:15:01 EDT 2005


Are you sure you're talking about a BC-610 modulation transformer?

I just took the back off of my HT-4B, which is similar to the BC-610, to 
take a look at the modulation transformer.

It looks like a "pick up with one hand" object to me.

Barrie, W7ALW
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Isbell, W5JAI" <jim.isbell at gmail.com>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Sunday, September 18, 2005 5:04 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Drying out HV transformers / Chokes


> the drivers seat. A BC-610 transformer flying through the air is not
> easily
> stopped!


It is equally difficult to start.  I purchased one at a flea market
and it took three people to get it into my motor home.  When I got
home I had to do it alone and it is still sitting just inside...about
2" to spare...the garage door.

I have designed a carrier for it that I am making out of a file
cabinet set of casters.  BUT  the shack is up stairs.  So I am
thinking it will be easier to move the shack down to the garage and
build the linear around the transformer than to try to get it
upstairs!!

Jim Isbell
"If you are not living on the edge, well then,
you are just taking up too much space."
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