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Month: March, 2015

A New Transmitter Problem – ‘Paper Cap’ Short!

2 March, 2015 (14:14) | DTV, HDTV |

Quite suddenly and without warning on February 27th, the V2 cabinet for our KBCW was constantly crowbarring (a safety function on high-voltage/high-power transmitters to prevent a tube short or other high beam current event from destroying the Inductive Output Tube) and would not hold high voltage for any amount of time putting our transmitter at […]