September 11, 2013

FCC Technician Exam Question Of The Day (T0A05)

Q) Why is it unwise to install a 20-ampere fuse in the place of a 5-ampere fuse?

A) Excessive current could cause a fire

NJ2X Notes:
It is important that the fuse be the weakest link in the electrical chain.  Electrical fire can be the penalty for using the wrong fuse.