[AMRadio] reistor needed


manualman at juno.com manualman at juno.com
Sun Jun 1 14:50:49 EDT 2014


In a pinch, if you had a precision meter that could read 9.1 ohms, just
take a 10 ohm resistor and file some small slots into the resistor to
bring it down to 9.1 ohms.

Pete, wa2cwa

On Sun, 1 Jun 2014 12:56:37 -0500 GRANT YOUNGMAN <nq5t at tx.rr.com> writes:
> That particular resistor is a 5% carbon at the battery end of the 
> ohms range switch..  Mouser has a 2W metal film for about $0.35.  
> Plus that pesky postage, of course.
> 
> Grant NQ5T
> 
> 
> On Jun 1, 2014, at 12:04 PM, John King via AMRadio 
> <amradio at mailman.qth.net> wrote:
> 
> > Hey YOU ALL!!! I need a resistor out of a Heath VTVM. It is a 9.1 
> ohm @ 2 watts. The color bands on my defunct  resistor  are 
> WHITE-BROWN-SILVER-GOLD. My IM13 Heath VTVM is on the blink.
> > 
> > Hopefully someone will have one in a more defunct meter than mine 
> and will extricate it and sell it to me. If I am not mistaken, all 
> of the Heath VTVMs had the same circuitry and they all had the 
> resistor.
> > 
> > Your attention will be greatly appreciated. I need to get my meter 
> working again, my finger is getting tired of measuring voltage.
> > Thanks and 73, John, K5PGW



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