|[AMRadio] AM Amps|
w5omr at w5omr.shacknet.nu
Tue Jan 11 19:53:31 EST 2005
> I'm with Dennis and Gary. To run a linear amplifier at 375 watts of
> carrier and 100% modulation, you will need around 800 watts of plate
> dissipation. For a short time a number of years ago, I tried running an
> AF-68 and a 4-1000A linear amplifier. I could never get more than around
> 450 watts of carrier and stay linear............I didn't need a heater
> in the shack either.
> Darrell, WA5VGO
Darrell, do you still have the powersupply for the AF-68? I have
one here, that I got from Larry/CFJ a couple of years ago, and
I've been wanting to put that thing mobile for so long, that I'm
about ready to build an AC-input power supply, and plug it into
my 600w DC-AC inverter.
73 = Best Regards,
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