[AMRadio] Viking II no output


Geoff/W5OMR ars.w5omr at gmail.com
Fri Feb 9 14:44:34 EST 2007


James M. Walker wrote:
> Geoff,
> what is the plate current at this point, when you sya you have only 10 
> watts
> output? I looked at the setup for the Coil/cap combination, and my 
> thought
> was "I bet the coil and cap were not setup correctly, physically, as 
> in the
> starting point for the coil, and whether the cap is supposed to be 
> fully meshed
> or open when at the minimum setting of the coil. Just a thought.
> Jim
> WB2FCN
>

about 10mA, at resonance.  20mA off-resonance.

and, it wasn't something that happened after it was worked on... it was 
WORKING, and suddenly quit.

something has happened.  a choke has opened, a capacitor had shorted... 
dunno where, though.






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