[AMRadio] Contactor

Rick Brashear rickbras at airmail.net
Sun Sep 16 10:34:08 EDT 2007

You are absolutely right!  Been there, done that too.


...you gotta get the resulting arc off of 
those relay contacts, otherwise, bye-bye relay.

I found this out the hard way, when I didn't put some sort of capacitor 
across the relay contacts of a PTT modification on one of my Viking 
II's.  Didn't take long for 600v @ 180mA to eat those contacts alive!

Driving your AM Rig without a scope, 
is like driving your car at night, without headlights. (K4KYV)

73 = Best Regards,

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