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by Chuck Barker
Sat Oct 02, 2004 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: low volrage output , alternator
Replies: 5
Views: 2278

Re: low volrage output , alternator

Thanks for the information, Chris and Dale. my friend said the winding was burnt so he may get another generator. this was an emergency generator so probbly not worth repairing. Thanks again for the info.<p>I see you've spent more than one tour in Türkiye, wished I could have traveled around more wh...
by Chuck Barker
Thu Sep 30, 2004 12:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: low volrage output , alternator
Replies: 5
Views: 2278

Re: low volrage output , alternator

hello Dale, received your information and have passed it on, will wait for his reply. this should get us in the right direction.<p>noticed your post was from Izmir, was stationed there, (Cigli AFB) in 1960-61, on the missles, that wern't there... enjoyed the city and the people.<p>thank you for the ...
by Chuck Barker
Wed Sep 29, 2004 2:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: low volrage output , alternator
Replies: 5
Views: 2278

low volrage output , alternator

my friend has an alternator that will only put out about 87 volts on the 115v line. he has changed the diodes and capacitor, but still has the same output. the frequency should be determined by engine speed i would think, but there must be some kind or voltage regulator or reference signal to keep v...
by Chuck Barker
Wed Aug 11, 2004 9:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: satellite radios
Replies: 10
Views: 3044

Re: satellite radios

thanks for the info. my reason for considering satellite radio was the sorry programing on the tube. i have cable tv with most stations blocked because they don't interest me. there is no decent coverage of news even on cnn, fox or network...thought satellite radio may be more interesting. wal-mart ...
by Chuck Barker
Tue Aug 10, 2004 3:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: satellite radios
Replies: 10
Views: 3044

satellite radios

would like comments on satellite radio system. are the programs the same? is reception a problem? does one system have any avantages over the other? any thoughts would be welcome.<p>thank you for your time and trouble
by Chuck Barker
Thu Apr 29, 2004 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ultraviolet LEDs ?
Replies: 10
Views: 3818

Re: ultraviolet LEDs ?

thank again for the good information, chuck
by Chuck Barker
Wed Apr 28, 2004 5:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Speaker Wire Elevators
Replies: 43
Views: 7561

Re: Speaker Wire Elevators

why do the Taos hum?
by Chuck Barker
Wed Apr 28, 2004 4:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ultraviolet LEDs ?
Replies: 10
Views: 3818

Re: ultraviolet LEDs ?

seeking more information...
ultraviolet is less than 3900 A.u. to 2000 A.u.
A.u. refers to angstrom units, what does nM mean? nanometers? chuck
by Chuck Barker
Tue Apr 27, 2004 4:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ultraviolet LEDs ?
Replies: 10
Views: 3818

Re: ultraviolet LEDs ?

thank all of you for the information. as always this is the place to come for good answers... chuck
by Chuck Barker
Mon Apr 26, 2004 3:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ultraviolet LEDs ?
Replies: 10
Views: 3818

ultraviolet LEDs ?

any infromation or suppliers for ultraviolet LEDs? i bought a very small black light and would like to make something simular, but with a larger battery. this one uses four hearing aid batteries. thank you for your time and effort
by Chuck Barker
Mon Apr 26, 2004 2:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: recovery of gold from electronics
Replies: 5
Views: 1727

Re: recovery of gold from electronics

thanks for all the info., i'll check around and see what i can locate for the different methods. my main problem is, if it can't be obtained at ace hardware or radio shack i'm s.o.l. i have several books, new and old that say "buy acids and chemicals localy"...not anymore. each process seem to requi...
by Chuck Barker
Sun Apr 25, 2004 7:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: recovery of gold from electronics
Replies: 5
Views: 1727

recovery of gold from electronics

i realize that it is not profitable to do this at home...but...i would like to learn how. making the acids seems to be the hardest part as there several ways, but not enough info. on using home made equipment. has anyone tried or have any information on this? nitric acid and aqua regia can be made s...
by Chuck Barker
Fri Jan 11, 2002 4:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ultrasonic cleaners
Replies: 11
Views: 2821

Re: ultrasonic cleaners

<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by JdOwNj: How usefull Are they? What are the practical uses? <hr></blockquote><p>wanted to build a small one to clean watches and other small parts as this is the best way of doing so. a one quart si...
by Chuck Barker
Sat Dec 22, 2001 5:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ultrasonic cleaners
Replies: 11
Views: 2821

ultrasonic cleaners

would appreciate any information on ultrasonic cleaners i.e. theory of operation, block diagrams, frequency used for small objects, and cleaning solutions that can be mixed at home.
thanks for your tiime and effort!!!