|[AMRadio] UG 634U|
Mike Dorworth, K4XM
k4xm at arczip.com
Sun Jan 29 20:56:34 EST 2006
I have a Millen ad in a 1963 CQ Magazine that says the Red and Black Millen
connectors are for HV and the Brown (yellow) is a special filled bakelite
for RF use ONLY! My friend says the Reds are the best since the Black are
pigmented with carbon to give the black color. Sounds right. Mounted on a
plastic disk they do count as pretty good. Metal screws are asking for
trouble. Nylon handy for this. 73 Mike.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Sawyer" <w3slk at uplink.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Sunday, January 29, 2006 6:11 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] UG 634U
> Unfortunately Ed these are the 'Millen' connectors are only good to about
> 2KV. I know the spec say more but this was discussed at length on the AMPS
> reflector. I have a bunch of the brown ones where the flanges apparently
> broke down under HV stress. I couldn't prove it but the insides of the
> material looked to have been molten.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Edward B Richards" <zuu6k at juno.com>
> To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Sunday, January 29, 2006 5:47 PM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] UG 634U
> I got my high voltage connectors from RF PARTS rip at rfparts.com
> part # 37001 (A,B,C,D) rated for 7000 VDC @ 2 amps. Chassis mount flang
> $6.90, cable mount shell $5.90. Good luck.
> 73, Ed Richards K6UUZ
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