[AMRadio] potentiometers


A.R.S. - W5AMI ars.w5ami at gmail.com
Mon Jun 11 12:54:29 EDT 2007


On 6/11/07, kk4tr <kk4tr at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I was wondering if anyone out there knows of a place that I can get
> Potentiometers for my Viking Valiant.  Yhe Grid drive control took a dump
> yesterday morning and I have been having difficulty finding a place to buy
> one either nos stock or even a brand new one.  The one that I need is a 25K,
> 4 watt wire wound unit.  I think I replaced this one once before so a
> regular carbon will work .  The last one was and I think it lasted about 10
> years!!!!! Any help would be greatly appriciated
>

Joe, you might consider this mod for your Valiant:

http://amwindow.org/tech/htm/drivepot.htm

Eliminates the need to get a BIG pot and takes all that current off
the new little one.  I've done it, and it works well.

Brian / wa5am


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