[AMRadio] diode substitute for 866


Larry Szendrei ne1s at securespeed.us
Wed Jun 8 16:08:48 EDT 2011


On 6/8/2011 2:46 PM, Rick wrote:
> My question is, what is
> attached to pin 4 in the diode that it would arc to or from? My
> understanding is the anode is on the plate cap and pin 1 is the only one
> used in the socket. Why would it arc to pin 4?

Pin 4 is connected to pin 1 through the secondary of the 866 filament 
xfmr, so it has +HV on it as well as pin 1.

73,
-Larry/NE1S


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