[AMRadio] A little trivia


rbethman rbethman at comcast.net
Fri Nov 16 12:48:02 EST 2007


Interesting!

All Apache's, DX-60s, and Mohawks have the cord held in with one of the 
push-lock plastic holders.  The cabinets DON'T cover THAT area.

You can slide the chassis out ALL day long without disconnecting power.

NOT that one would WANT to though.

Bob - N0DGN

david knepper wrote:
> Wrong.
>
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> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bob Macklin" <macklinbob at msn.com>
> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
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> Sent: Friday, November 16, 2007 11:17 AM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] A little trivia
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>
>> The Heath cords were not cheater cords. They were not attached to the 
>> case
>> as the TV cord were. There was no attempt to keep you from powering 
>> the unit
>> with the cover removed.
>>
>> Bob Macklin
>> K5MYJ
>> Seattle, Wa,
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>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "david knepper" 
>> <collinsradio at comcast.net>
>> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
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>> Sent: Friday, November 16, 2007 7:59 AM
>> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] A little trivia
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>>
>>> What do you call those cords used on Heathkits?  Cheater cords, too!
>>>
>>> Some top-gun at Heathkit must have been a TV repairman.
>>>
>>>
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>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jim Wilhite" <w5jo at brightok.net>
>>> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
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>>> Sent: Friday, November 16, 2007 10:46 AM
>>> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] A little trivia
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>>>
>>> > Early TV days, so the repairman could take the back off and plug 
>>> in the
>>> > "cheater cord" to make the set work.  The AC cord on the set was
>> fastened
>>> > to the back and came off when the back was removed.  The cheater cord
>> was
>>> > carried with the repairman and used to power the set, cheating the AC
>>> > input.
>>> >
>>> > Jim/W5JO
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > Subject: [AMRadio] A little trivia
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >> What is the origin of the name "cheater cord"?
>>> >>
>>> >> No fair Googling!
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>>> >> Rick/K5IAR
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