[AMRadio] THE VIKING II AND FRIED HAM


Gary Schafer garyschafer at comcast.net
Wed Mar 28 17:48:26 EST 2007


It is a good idea to use a separate fuse for the high voltage and the low
voltage. With one fuse only you can have a short on the low voltage and it
will cook the low voltage transformer and never blow the fuse. BTDT.

73
Gary  K4FMX

> -----Original Message-----
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> Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2007 5:52 PM
> To: ve1adh at accesswave.ca
> Cc: amradio at mailman.qth.net
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] THE VIKING II AND FRIED HAM
> 
> The internal fuse in the Viking II is in line with the low and high
> voltage
> transformer primaries and protects both.  As stated before, there is no
> prorection for the antenna relay socket unless the original fused line
> plug is used.
> This is not a good idea and it should be replaced as you said, with
> internal
> fuses. If wired correctly, only one additional fuse would be needed to
> protect
> both sides of the line and the lead to the relay socket should be moved
> ahead
> of the fuse to protect that outlet.
> 
> 73,
> 
>  John,  W4AWM
> 
> <<  I replaced the single internal fuseholder with a double one and used
> the
> second holder for a single fuse in the hot side of the line only and
> replaced
> the line cord with a 3 conductor and "3 prong prang". >>
> 
> 
> 
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