|[AMRadio] ground sticks again|
dkpharr at cox.net
Mon Jun 5 20:47:22 EDT 2006
I knew someone would bring that up. No, I never did forget to remove the
clip leads. If I had forgotten, then either the overload relay would kick
out the HV or the transmitter would have blown a fuse - either of which
could easily be repaired..........if you're still alive.
From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net
[mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of Jim Wilhite
Sent: Monday, June 05, 2006 7:05 PM
To: Discussion of AM Radio
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] ground sticks again
Hey Dennis did you ever forget to remove a clip lead and hit the HV button?
> When I worked on a transmitter, I always kept a bunch of new clip leads
> available at the transmitter site. After touching all the high voltage
> points in the transmitter with the shorting stick, I would keep the
> stick on each high voltage point while I used a clip lead to short the
> to ground. The transmitter would stay that way until I was ready to
> it to service.
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