[AMRadio] COLLINS KWS 1 power supply questions


rbethman rbethman at comcast.net
Mon Nov 2 21:33:00 EST 2009


I guess it is all in what you cal expensive.

The $10 price is pretty cheap!  I've got a spare current transformer 
fuse from days gone by.  They were going for over $150.00 in 1979.

It just makes folks get curious when they see it on my desk.

Bob - N0DGN

David Knepper wrote:
> Price is around $10 a piece.
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> David Knepper, W3ST-W3CRA
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> From: Peter Wittenberg
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> Date: 11/2/2009 9:27:33 PM
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> To: 'Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service'
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> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] COLLINS KWS 1 power supply questions
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> Greg, the fuse is still in production.  Go to your local electrical supply
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> store and if they do not have it they can order it for you. It is called a
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> HVB-1.  Be aware it is not a cheap fuse so buy an extra and hope you never
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> -----Original Message-----
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> From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net
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> [mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of Greg Mijal
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> Sent: Monday, November 02, 2009 9:13 PM
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> To: collins at mailman.qth.net
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> Cc: boatanchors at mailman.qth.net; Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur
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> Subject: [AMRadio] COLLINS KWS 1 power supply questions
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> Hi:
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> I finished rebuilding the power supply on my new KWS 1.  I have a couple of
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> questions for the group:
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> Is there a substitute for the HV fuse in the 2 kvdc line? Is the original
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> still being manufactured?
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> I'm going to use solid state plug in diodes instead of the 866A's.  Do I
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> need to disconnect the filament supply to the 866A sockets?
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> Thanks
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> Greg
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> WA7LYO
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> Kinston NC
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