[AMRadio] Drive Pot

Jim Wilhite w5jo at brightok.net
Sun Jan 1 20:04:47 EST 2006

Hi Ed:

The pot hasn't burned.  It has developed a rough spot and it is just a 
matter of time before it opens.  When that happens the screen voltage on the 
driver tube goes very high.

The 25 watt one would not fit without drilling holes in the front panel.

73  Jim

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Edward B Richards" <zuu6k at juno.com>
To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Cc: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Sunday, January 01, 2006 3:08 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Drive Pot

> Mouser has a 25K, 25 Watt. The extra wattage might keep it from burning
> out again. They call it a rheostat but the picture shows 3 terminals.
> Part no.588-rhs-25k. Take a look.
> 73, Ed Richards K6UUZ
> Simi Valley, Ca 93065
> Home of the Air Force 1 pavilion
> On Sun, 1 Jan 2006 13:54:20 -0600 "Jim Wilhite" <w5jo at brightok.net>
> writes:
>> Thanks Bob, need 25K 10W.
>> 73  Jim
>> W5JO

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