|[AMRadio] Globe King 500C (was Latest ARRL Big Push)|
w5jo at brightok.net
Mon Aug 6 22:48:08 EDT 2007
Mac, I would suggest that you be careful of just reforming
caps. If those in the modulator short, you could get a bad
transformer or other things. If you do reform and they make
it, check them for leakage in about a year of operating
(given they are the originals). There are several mods that
can be made, but some people will tell you they are a waste
of time. I have a 500A that I have made some modifications
in the speech amp and there is a couple of caps and a
particular resistor in the RF deck I would check.
From: "J.D. Mac Aulay, WQ8U" <
> On that topic, I recently hauled home a Globe King 500C
> (4-400 final) that has not been on the air for some years.
> In addition to the usual caution about reforming
> capacitors, are there other things I should address? Are
> there any recommended modifications to the
> Thanks & 73
> Hillsborough, NC
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