[AMRadio] Switch


rbethman rbethman at comcast.net
Sat Aug 29 20:05:01 EDT 2009


Jim - I have such heavy duty switches,  BUT they are over 3" X 3".  They 
can even be stacked.

They would probably handle far beyond the power you are looking at.  I'd 
put a double layer one aside with 8 positions for a 4-1000 project.

Bob



Jim Wilhite wrote:
> Thank you for thinking of me Bob.  This is for the antenna circuit 
> of my GK 500A.  The present one is made by CRL and someone still 
> makes them.  The problem is they are VERY expensive.  I have seen 
> switches like them at swap fests, so maybe at the next one something 
> will turn up.  That is unless someone has one here that will work. 
> It is the multifinger type wiper that has the dots on the base that 
> come in contact as the wiper rotates.
>
> TNX & 73
>
> Jim
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
>
>
>
>   
>> Jim - Not only that, it is 2 1/3" square.  It wouldn't fir your 2" 
>> chassis!
>>
>> Otherwise I was ready to pack up one or twoo and send them to you. 
>> The
>> ruler sort of killed that idea.
>>
>> I do believe it would actually do better than 100W.  Sure beats 
>> those
>> seen in Heathkit and Yaesu rigs!
>>
>> Bob - N0DGN
>>
>> Jim Wilhite wrote:
>>     
>>> Thank you Dennis.  According to what it says, the switch is for 
>>> 100
>>> watts.  What I need is one for a GK 500 which is ~350 watts.
>>>
>>> Jim
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>       
>>>> Here's the link:
>>>>
>>>> https://www.fairradio.com/catalog.php?mode=viewitem&item=4490
>>>>
>>>> 73
>>>> WD5JWY
>>>> On 8/29/09, AirRadio <AirRadio at dsl.pipex.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>         
>>>>> Jim,
>>>>> Maybe something like off a BC-375 or BC-191, might do the job, 
>>>>> I
>>>>> think Fair
>>>>> radio had something like that a while ago,  the TU's had a 6
>>>>> position switch
>>>>> for the antenna coupling.
>>>>> 73 Max M0GHQ/KJ4ISS
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>> From: "Jim Wilhite" <w5jo at brightok.net>
>>>>> To: "AM Radio Discussion List" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
>>>>> Sent: Saturday, August 29, 2009 9:49 PM
>>>>> Subject: [AMRadio] Switch
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>>>> Hi All,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I am looking for a heavy ceramic switch for RF.  It should 
>>>>>> have
>>>>>> 1
>>>>>> pole and 6 positions but any number of positions will do
>>>>>> provided
>>>>>> the stop is adjustable.  The body is 2" in diameter and size 
>>>>>> is
>>>>>> critical since it is under a 2 inch chassis.  What is 
>>>>>> currently
>>>>>> there is a CRL 231-006.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Any help will be appreciated.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Jim
>>>>>> W5JO
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