Jim Ragsdale <j...@w5la.net> writes: > I've been wondering if anyone else has experienced this. I have a K1 > with the KAT1 ATU and am using an A/B switch to swap antennas. Three > times now when I swap antennas with the power on the K1, it shorts out > diode D19 in the final. I can solve the problem by always powering > down before the swap, but sometimes I forget to do that (has nothing > do with my age. HI). > > Any thoughts?
Are you really sure there is no electrostatic charge on the antenna you are switching to? Do you have a bleeder resistor, or does the switch ground the unused antenna? 73 de n1dam ______________________________________________________________ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.htm Post: mailto:Elecraft@mailman.qth.net This list hosted by: http://www.qsl.net Please help support this email list: http://www.qsl.net/donate.html Message delivered to arch...@mail-archive.com