[AMRadio] Solid State 575mercuryvaporRectifierReplacementsneeded


Pete Zilliox zilassoc at la.twcbc.com
Fri Oct 2 18:54:31 EDT 2009


Thanks Bernie,
73, Pete
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bernie Doran" <qedconsultants at embarqmail.com>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
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Sent: Friday, October 02, 2009 2:37 AM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Solid State 
575mercuryvaporRectifierReplacementsneeded


> My 20v2 does have the solid state units, before I pay $85, I would run a
> string of 1kv diodes for replacement. if you wanted something similar run
> them up the inside of an acrylic tube with cap and socket attached.
> Original Message ----- 
> From: "Nigel Holmes" <Holmes.Nigel at abc.net.au>
> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Friday, October 02, 2009 3:00 AM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Solid State 575
> mercuryvaporRectifierReplacementsneeded
>
>
>> Whether it's a good price or not depends on the manufacturer.
>>
>> If they're from Machlett, NEC, Toshiba, RCA or some GE product then
>> probably very good buys. If they're labelled Trigon (often in a lime 
>> green
>> & brown box) then likely to be total rubbish.
>>
>> 73  Nigel VK3DZ
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net
>> [mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of David Knepper
>> Sent: Friday, 2 October 2009 2:40 PM
>> To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service
>> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Solid State 575 mercury
>> vaporRectifierReplacementsneeded
>>
>> That is a really great price.  Jump on them.
>>
>> 
>>
>> David Knepper, W3ST-W3CRA
>>
>> Publisher of the Collins Journal and
>>
>> Secretary to the Collins Radio Association
>>
>> www.collinsra.com
>>
>>
>>
>> -------Original Message-------
>>
>>
>>
>> From: jon baker
>>
>> Date: 10/1/2009 7:39:24 PM
>>
>> To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service
>>
>> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Solid State 575 mercury vapor Rectifier
>> Replacementsneeded
>>
>>     Pete,
>>
>>     Radio Daze (www.radiodaze.com) lists 575A's for $85 each.
>>
>>   Hope this helps.
>>
>>     73 es CU
>>
>>     de AD5HR
>>
>>       Jon
>>
>> --- On Thu, 10/1/09, David Knepper <collinsradio at comcast.net> wrote:
>>
>>> From: David Knepper <collinsradio at comcast.net>
>>
>>> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Solid State 575 mercury vapor Rectifier
>> Replacementsneeded
>>
>>> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
>>> <amradio at mailman.qth
>> net>
>>
>>> Date: Thursday, October 1, 2009, 11:11 PM
>>
>>> FYI, Richardson Electronics has 575A's for around $350 and the
>>> solid-state
>>
>>> replacement for a little over $100.  There is a 6 week wait.
>>
>>> I use the solid-state plug ins in my 20V-3 and may have a
>>
>>> few for sale.  I can furnish the numbers if anyone is interested
>>
>>>
>>
>>> Inquire by phone.  (814) 487-4403
>>
>>> Thank you 
>>
>>> David Knepper, W3ST-W3CRA
>>
>>> Publisher of the Collins Journal and
>>
>>> Secretary to the Collins Radio Association
>>
>>> www.collinsra.com
>>
>>> -------Original Message-------
>>
>>> From: Pete Zilliox
>>
>>> Date: 10/1/2009 7:05:40 PM
>>
>>> To: AM_RADIO
>>
>>> Subject: [AMRadio] Solid State 575 mercury vapor Rectifier
>>
>>> Replacements needed
>>
>>> All,
>>
>>> My friend is having a world of trouble with the mercury vapor tubes in a
>>
>>> Collins 20V-2.
>>
>>> Anyone have solid state rectifier replacements or KNOWN perfectly good
>>> 575s
>>
>>> or 575As?
>>
>>> Let me know,
>>
>>> 73  Pete, K5PZ
>>
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