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Re: FT-847 Disaster - THE PAIN!

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "don" <donmc@xtra.co.nz>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 26, 2007 10:41 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: FT-847 Disaster - THE PAIN!


> In the commercial world of radio's (R/T) the Tait/Motorola/etc rigs have
> all sorts of "idiot proofing" built in....the most useful ones being
> FAST blow fuses or circuit breakers combined with a very large (>100
> amp) suicide diode in the main power leads to remove power really,
> really fast in the event of a major problem.

Just remember, as soon as you make something "idiot-proof", nature will 
invent a better idiot...


George, KA3HSW

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