HOW TO KILL A MATCHBOX
[ And get away with it. ]
Part 1: To Kill a Matching Box
1. Always tune the bandswitch with power applied.
2. Exceed the maximum power rating often.
3. Run RTTY at full power rating of the Matchbox.
Each of these three ways will do it for you!
Part 2: How to Kill a Matchbox (and get away with it):
1. Do any of the 3 things above.
2. When the Matchbox burns up, blame it on MFJ.
This is one of the most popular ways.
· Almost everyone will believe you.
· Nobody will suspect that you are just another LID who was too lazy to learn how to tune and use his matchbox properly.
I apologize for the harsh words but in most cases, this is THE reason.
THE NUMBER ONE CAUSE OF MATCHBOX DEATH
IS THE OPERATOR.