[AMRadio] Dummy Load


Rick Brashear rickbras at airmail.net
Wed Nov 22 10:51:59 EST 2006


Ahhhhhh.... after putting it under my big magntfier I see my error.  
Thanks Bruce.
Rick

BSugarberg wrote:

> 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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