|[AMRadio] Dummy Load|
rickbras at airmail.net
Wed Nov 22 10:51:59 EST 2006
Ahhhhhh.... after putting it under my big magntfier I see my error.
> 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.
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