|[AMRadio] AM Amps|
w5omr at w5omr.shacknet.nu
Tue Jan 11 00:26:37 EST 2005
Gary Blau wrote:
> Although both of these will serve to reduce the drive power and get you
> on the air, they are less than optimal.
> The problem with reducing the B+ is the max PEP goes with it. You'll
> want to preserve that for positive modulation peaks. As Gary Schafer
> sez you want to keep the driver PEP up to where the amp needs it for
> full output, as long as the plate dissipation is not exceeded during
> dead carrier. Better to keep the plate hi and pull back the screen V.
I don't think that's what happens.
That's a great read. Everyone -should- read that.
73 = Best Regards,
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