[AMRadio] Receiver Antenna Input Question


Dennis Gilliam dennisgilliam at gmail.com
Sun Mar 1 22:11:17 EST 2009


I'd go with it, usually an NE-2 lamp.. It works, doesn't fail often,
and just can't hurt.  It is a lot cheaper than a factory supressor.  I
use them on all my receivers.

Dennis W7TFO

On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 5:57 PM,  <w0ng at comcast.net> wrote:
> Would appreciate some advice here. I have a National NC-303 receiver that I'm restoring. I had a 75A-2 once that had a neon lamp (NE-2 ???) across the antenna input connection to supposedly act as a surge supressor for lightning, strong static charges and strong rf energy from nearby transmitters. Is this a good idea? Does this really work? Is there a better device than a neon bulb? Appreciate any opinions, etc. 73, Bill, w0ng
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