[AMRadio] Vac Variable

W5OMR/Geoff w5omr at satx.rr.com
Thu Jul 20 01:30:22 EDT 2006

Rick Brashear wrote:
> I am pretty green when it comes to vacuum variables, so instead of 
> making my usual mistakes and regretting them later I thought I'd ask 
> first.  I have a Jennings 1500pf @ 10 KV capacitor with flanges on 
> front and back.  Unfortunately, the shaft is ever so slightly bent (it 
> was this way when I got it) and I'd like to straighten it before I 
> motorize the capacitor. 

Don't worry about the slightly bent shaft - you'll be using a 
de-coupling connector on it, anyway - right?  They'll allow for a bit of 

Driving your AM Rig without a scope, 
is like driving your car at night, without headlights. (K4KYV)

73 = Best Regards,

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