[AMRadio] Valiant fixed loading caps info


rbethman rbethman at comcast.net
Fri Feb 20 17:56:14 EST 2015


John,

Try: <http://www.rfparts.com/capacitors.html>

They have ceramic doorknobs.

Regards, Bob - N0DGN

>
> -----Original Message-----
> This old Valiant, which has probably been through many hands before 
> me, has been modified dealing with the AUX  fixed loading caps and 
> nothing is original.  Infact, all the AUX caps have been replaced by 
> military type high voltage mica's of various sizes and values.  I 
> would like to return it to somewhat original, but know that "stacked 3 
> section cap" is surely not available anymore, so would go with single 
> cap wiring.  These caps are the 1200v SM caps in 300, 600, 900 and 
> 1200pf values.  Also the 4-350/500v SM caps (series/parallel) are 
> missing.  Where can I find a source for these caps?  Any help and 
> suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
>
> John W6ZKH



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