[AMRadio] : BC 610 needing POWER 220VAC

Rick Brashear rickbras at airmail.net
Sat Apr 8 09:51:30 EDT 2006


Be careful what you tell your wife, I told mine basically the same thing 
and she put me out to pasture to find 'em!  :-)


John Coleman ARS WA5BXO wrote:

>	I really have no idea if it is wired for 110 or 220.  I know
>that the Plate XFMR is 110VAC and if it were me I would wire a separate
>primary circuit for the plate XFMR.  Just for the load balance.  If the
>filaments and low voltage stuff is all run from side A of a 220 circuit
>and the plate XFMR from side B then it is feasible that the filaments
>and low voltage supplies would be more stable.  And the pilot lamps
>would not dim as much.  That is important when you're trying to write in
>the log while talking on the air by the light of pilot lamps only, HIHI.
>	I told my wife I was going to get two 20 year olds to replace
>her and she told me I was not wired for 220.
>	I'm gonna go disinfect some ice cubes.
>John, WA5BXO 
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