[AMRadio] Why I Chose A Globe King 500B

Donald Chester k4kyv at hotmail.com
Sat Apr 27 03:25:08 EDT 2002

>It was my experience
>that the Globe King was prone to premature high voltage and modulation
>transformer failure.  It was, in my opinion,  a cheapie unit that was a 
>above a homebrew unit of that wattage class.

That depends on the homebrew.  I have seen homebrew rigs that are a step 
above even a KW-1. The GC-500 used mostly good quality components, but for 
the sake of economy, marginally rated, most of them probably from surplus 


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