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Nuts & Volts Magazine (September 2017)

Thermal Management

By H. Ward Silver    View Digital Edition  

While not strictly a ham radio topic, hams certainly have to deal with managing a surplus of heat. From an extra-hot quarter watt to getting hundreds of watts away from the business end of a linear amplifier running a “full gallon,” hot spots need attention! Let’s see about giving a few important ideas the third degree, including an easy experiment you can do on the bench.


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