[AMRadio] Stock or modify? BC rig "value" -- Shorting Sticks

Phil Galasso k2pg at worldnet.att.net
Sat Jun 3 12:54:46 EDT 2006

Collins, RCA, and Gates were notorious for omitting shorting sticks in their
1 kW and smaller transmitters in the 1950s and 1960s. One of the first
things that I did was to add a shorting stick in each of my transmitters.
NEVER work on these big transmitters without first applying a shorting stick
to all filter capacitors and other high voltage points.

Phil K2PG

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