SB-220 HV and line voltage Concern

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio Amplifiers' started by N8PWM, Aug 19, 2016.

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  1. WA7PRC

    WA7PRC Ham Member QRZ Page

    That's about typical for our SB-220s. It's mostly a function of the DC resistance of the HV transformer windings vs the amplifier's IANODE idle current. At maximum current, the drop will be greater.

    Bryan WA7PRC
  2. N8PWM

    N8PWM XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    Hi all. Did not work on the Amp last night. My son was in a serious car wreck last evening. He is ok, but I won't be working on the Amp for a couple of days. Don't want anyone to think I disappeared.
    WA7PRC and AF6LJ like this.
  3. KA9JLM

    KA9JLM Ham Member QRZ Page

    I hope he is OK.

    That amp will wait. We will too.
  4. AF6LJ

    AF6LJ Ham Member QRZ Page

    It is advisable not to work on gear with dangerous voltages in it when you are distracted. That is a very good way to end up in the morgue.
    WE DON'T want to see that happen.
  5. W1QJ

    W1QJ Ham Member QRZ Page

    Best wishes, we will be here when you come back.

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