Edward B Richards
zuu6k at juno.com
Sun Sep 16 11:42:46 EDT 2007
I thought that was why they put a diode across a relay coil. Can you put
a diode across the contacts?
73 from Ed Richards K6UUZ
Simi Valley, CA. Home of
Ronald Reagan Library
On Sun, 16 Sep 2007 10:27:00 -0500 Geoff/W5OMR <ars.w5omr at gmail.com>
> Donald Sanders wrote:
> > Geoff, what did you use? a .01at 1600 volts across the contacts>
> Honestly, Don, I never got around to fixing that. I've been using
> plate switch on the front of the Viking II.
> The PLAN was, to toggle the PTT line from a computer, that was
> remotely via the internet.
> It worked for a while but as I stated, the resulting back emf spark
> across the contacts ate 'em up pretty quick. In a matter of a few
> as I recall.
> That might be something to work on again, today. I was looking for
> small'ish project to get into before I attend a social function this
> afternoon at 3pm.
> Driving your AM Rig without a scope,
> is like driving your car at night, without headlights. (K4KYV)
> 73 = Best Regards,
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