[AMRadio] Trico colortop fuses.

AirRadio AirRadio at dsl.pipex.com
Wed Feb 13 17:30:56 EST 2008

Thanks for the info so far, I have not seen any of these fuses here in the 
UK, I am running this from a big variac, everything is 115 volts so the 
fuses will be the correct rating for the radio and supply. I did check on 
ebay and nothing, however they probably will turn up easily enough, maybe 
there just aren't any this week. I have emailed Wayne and am waiting his 
reply, I'd be very happy to get this in first class condition soon to match 
the rest of my radios, it works well enough though. 73 Max M0GHQ
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "rbethman" <rbethman at comcast.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
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Cc: <rickb at tx.rr.com>; <AirRadio at dsl.pipex.com>; "Todd, KA1KAQ" 
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Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2008 9:58 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Trico colortop fuses.

> Look folks, It doesn't matter that he is in the UK in regard to a BC-610.
> ALL BC-610s were designed for 110VAC as the generator towed in the trailer 
> immediately behind it supplied.
> The fuses WILL be for 110/115VAC.  He will have to provide a transformer 
> for the 240V to 120V conversion.
> The 610s use Buss Type TL screw in Edison base fuses.
> I do NOT know what type of hardware stores are in the UK, as I always 
> ended up deeper into Europe.  But if they have something like an Ace 
> hardware, or an old family run hardware store that you find all things old 
> and new, THAT's where to look!
> Bob - N0DGN
>> Oops!  I didn't notice the call.  Sorry, Max.  Thanks Todd for the 
>> reminder.
>> I wonder if mine are rated 220 vac?  If so, and they will work I will 
>> gladly
>> send you your needs, Max.
>> Rick/K5IAR
>> Guys, I'm not sure if they have Home Depot or Lowes in the UK. Then
>> there's that whole 115/230V/weird plugs thing. (o:
>> Max, I got a bunch of these off ebay a couple years back (100 or so,
>> 15A) since several old transmitters in the radio room use them. I'd
>> suggest watching there, as buying them through an online business
>> could end up costing a lot if you don't buy a large quantity. Then
>> there's the shipping. Some of the wholesale folks on ebay are only too
>> happy to sell you as many as they can 'cheap', to get rid of them.
>> 73, Todd  KA1KAQ
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