Solid state 5R4's (EMP??)

kd4e kd4e at VERIZON.NET
Wed Dec 6 15:05:43 EST 2006

>>> Octal tube based solid state 5R4 tube replacement. 
>>> Type 1N1239 2800PIV.
>> Anyone know if these, or some other diode-based 
>> rectifier substitutes, are roughly as EMP-resistant 
>> as equivalent tubes?
> Expecting that nuclear holocaust over the holidays,
> are we?
> Jim, K7JEB

No ... Giggle ... no paranoia here ... that is the
merry Christmas wish of a certain lunatic in Iran.

There are many potential sources of electromagnetic
pulses, the most common is lightning, common here.

I am seeking electrically and mechanically rugged
components, EMP resistance is one handy point of


Thanks! & 73, doc, KD4E
... in sunny & warm Florida  :-)
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