|[AMRadio] Re: BC610 110v using one leg of 220|
A.R.S. - W5AMI
ars.w5ami at gmail.com
Sat Nov 4 17:02:17 EST 2006
Well, I knew my brain had not gone completely dead. Turns out this is
a phasing issue using two different circuits. One is a regular 110
volt going to my exciter. The other is one side of 220 for the 610.
I figure that I used the wrong side of the 220 to be in phase with the
110 used on my exciter. The 610 fired up just fine until I hooked up
the coax for the exciter, then a dead short. I hate to sound ignorant
about such things, but I need to take a rest from it and start over
when my mind is clear. Got a lot going on trying to get my big iron
on the air again after 6 years...
73 - Brian
On 11/4/06, A.R.S. - W5AMI <ars.w5ami at gmail.com> wrote:
> Trying to get a BC610 going and need to hook to one leg of existing
> 220 outlet, and now I'm just confused to say the least. The 610E does
> not have any polarity indicators on the 110vac AC chassis plug. I'm
> using a 3 wire 220 outlet with ground, hot and neutral. In order to
> get 110, I have to use ground for one side. Which of the other sides
> do I use in order to also hook up a heavy Earth ground to the 610
> without causing a short?! I'm assuming the hot (black) wire...
> tnx - Brian
> "There is nothing more uncommon than common sense." -- Frank Lloyd Wright
"There is nothing more uncommon than common sense." -- Frank Lloyd Wright
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