[AMRadio] Resistors


Bob Bruhns bbruhns at erols.com
Fri Sep 7 14:32:33 EDT 2007


Agreed, if they are spread apart a bit so that air can easuily get around them all.

  Bacon, WA3WDR


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Todd, KA1KAQ" <ka1kaq at gmail.com>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Friday, September 07, 2007 2:28 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Resistors


> On 9/7/07, Rick Brashear <rickbras at airmail.net> wrote:
> > Please, verify my thinking, again!
> >
> > I need a 39K @ 2 watt resistor.  I don't have a 2 watt, but I have 4 - 1/2
> > watters.  If I parallel two then series the pair I'll have my 39K, but will
> > I have my 2 watts?  I say yes, but...
> 
> Sounds complicated. (o:
> 
> But yes - IIRC, parallel for wattage, series to add resistance. Sounds
> okayfine to me.
> 
> ~ Todd,  KA1KAQ
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