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Zero-ohm Resistors

Discussion in 'Ham Radio Discussions' started by K4KYV, Mar 4, 2014.

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  1. ND8D

    ND8D Ham Member QRZ Page

    Try a 5 milli-ohm 5W resistor! I've used them in my design work to measure current ~20A. I might have a few lying around in my junk box too.
  2. AE5DX

    AE5DX Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    High current shunts can be into the micro ohms. Of course they're shunts, not resistors.
  3. N8ODF

    N8ODF Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    That would possibly be a +10 MHO conductor -vs- resistor...
  4. NA5Z

    NA5Z Ham Member QRZ Page

    When our middle daughter was about six, she had a plate of cookies. I asked her if i could have a cookie, and she handed me one. I said, "You know how I hate odd numbers." She took her cookie back and said, "Zero is an even number, too!"

    Now you know.

    Best logic I've ever heard. LOL
  5. KT1F

    KT1F Ham Member QRZ Page

    I'm not sure if that is strictly correct. Couldn't you have current flowing through a superconductor with zero resistance and therefore zero voltage?
  6. N8CPA

    N8CPA Ham Member QRZ Page

    They also minimize stray capacitance and inductance, thereby managing complex impedance, not just resistance.
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