[AMRadio] Dummy Load

BSugarberg bsugarberg at core.com
Wed Nov 22 10:23:31 EST 2006

Hello Rick,

The Ohmite model number is D-251, not D-25L.

The nameplate states: 52 Ohms, 250 Watts.

The use of the "OHMITE Dummy Antenna Resistor" goes back
to the 1930s, or earlier, when the original product
looked like a large light bulb.

73, Bruce WA8TNC
Rick Brashear wrote:
> Is anyone familiar with an Ohmite D-25L dummy load?  I just got one and 
> it looks to me like the resistors are wire wound, however, the label 
> clearly states "OHMITE Dummy Antenna Resistor".  The "L" in the model 
> number makes me even more suspicious.  It has 6 parallel resistors  am 
> assuming are 300 ohms each.  It has screw connectors for the antenna.  I 
> Googled it and came up empty.
> Thanks,
> Rick

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