[AMRadio] Johnson Valiant Part Search

w0ng at comcast.net w0ng at comcast.net
Fri Sep 14 18:50:47 EDT 2007

Hey Geoff,

In this particular Johnson Valiant, it has a unglazed, 4" ceramic post used as a standoff and connection point for the three 6146 plate parasitic supressors. From that ceramic post, a silver-plated metal ribbon goes over to the plate choke.


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From: Geoff/W5OMR <ars.w5omr at gmail.com> 

> w0ng at comcast.net wrote: 
> > I'm looking for the white solid ceramic post (4 inch tall, 1/2 diameter, 
> threaded holes in both ends) for my Johnson Valiant transmitter that serves as a 
> connector post for the three 6146 plate parasitic suppressor leads. If anyone 
> has one they would consider selling, please contact me at w0ng at comcast dot 
> net with a "shipped" price. I'm kinda desperate and have had no luck finding 
> one. Appreciate any help in finding one. 73, Bill, w0ng 
> Correct me if I'm mistaken, but wouldn't that be the RF choke, Bill? B+ 
> is applied to the bottom of the choke, at the top, the three 6146 plates 
> are fed with parasitic chokes from the top of the RF plate choke. 
> Usually, anyway... 
> -- 
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> is like driving your car at night, without headlights. (K4KYV) 
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> 73 = Best Regards, 
> -Geoff/W5OMR 
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