[Moon-net] Relay ratings question
outposter30 at shaw.ca
Sat Nov 1 03:19:46 CET 2008
Thanks gang.. I was also expecting the limits were due to conductor size,
So I'm rebuilding the 2m relay assembly to handle higher power and separate
lines for T/R...73.... Jordan....
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jordan" <outposter30 at shaw.ca>
To: <moon-net at list-serv.davidv.net>
Sent: Friday, October 31, 2008 1:46 PM
Subject: Relay ratings question
> Hello again EME'ers...
> I am using some SMA relays rated to 400 watts (Avg Power as per the spec
> sheet ) at 150mhz... If I have them mounted with heatsink compound flush
> to a 4 x 8 x 3/16 " AL plate would that increase the power rating...? Or,
> is the rating based much more on the separation between conductors in the
> relay block...?
> Any thoughts....? 73...Jordan VE6ZT
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