[AMRadio] Transformer baking Recovery


John King k5pgw at yahoo.com
Sun Dec 24 20:56:06 EST 2006


Thanks Joe. 73, John, K5PGW
--- crawfish <crawfish at surfmore.net> wrote:

> John, I received a Word document from W4AEE about
> this very subject. I am
> having problems with Word on this computer, so I
> can't forward, but you
> might want to check with him.He is on this reflector
> from time to time.
>                                                     
>          Joe W4AAB
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John King" <k5pgw at yahoo.com>
> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Monday, December 18, 2006 11:32 PM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Transformer baking Recovery
> 
> 
> > Did John, WA5BXO, bake the transformers? I have a
> nice
> > BC 610 E that has been in the State of Kentucky
> until
> > a couple of years ago ( not Gulf Coast humidity)
> and
> > in my enclosed garqage in South Louisiana  for
> about
> > two years. I plan to fire it up soon and an
> wondering
> > if I should apply heat with heat lamps or electric
> > heaters and for how long? Any ideas? Thanks, and
> 73,
> > John, K5PGW
> >
> >
> > --- Geoff/W5OMR <ars.w5omr at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Rbethman wrote:
> > > > Folks,
> > > >
> > > > Most of us have power, mod, audio, and "other"
> > > transformers that have
> > > > been "due to storage requirements", exposed to
> > > humidity.
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > > John/WA5BXO had a modulation transformer, and
> > > reactor soaked in Spring
> > > Creek for 3 months, or thereabouts.  The year
> was
> > > 1998, when they lost
> > > everything in the worst flooding of North
> Houston
> > > ever recorded.
> > >
> > > Those pieces of iron are still on the air,
> today.
> > >
> > > --
> > > 73
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
>
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