[AMRadio] replacing fans in BC rigs


D. Chester k4kyv at charter.net
Tue Jul 29 00:01:20 EDT 2008


> Up in the top of the BC-1T the fans are connected to a terminal strip -
> it was easier for me to just rearrange the terminal lugs ,so instead of
> being in parallel on the 240 vac, the fans are in series.  They are now
> nearly inaudible with each running on half the 240 or 120 vac and
> cooling is still excellent.
>
> Steve WD8DAS

Mine were already wired in series, each apparently 120 volt motors.  I moved 
the primary lead off the 240 volt point to a convenient 120v tap inside the 
transmitter and that quietened them down.  Each motor is now running off 60 
volts.

Don k4kyv 



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