[AMRadio] AM Amps


W7QHO at aol.com W7QHO at aol.com
Thu Jan 13 12:30:15 EST 2005


In a message dated 1/13/05 8:48:33 AM, chejmw at acsu.buffalo.edu writes:


> 4-1000A G.G. amplifier, 3000 VDC plate, 700 MA Plate I, 500 MA
> Grid I, with 125 Watts out of DX-100 running apprx 2100 W input and
> dissipating 670 watts plate = approximately 1430 watts output!
> 
> While the carrier level into 50 ohm dummy load is 1400 watts measured
> and a really NICE orange glow! This is with a 200 cfm blower, air system
> socket and chimney.
> 
> 

I run a 3-1000Z much the same way.   Takes somewhat less drive but gives the 
same "NICE orange glow!"

Dennis D. W7QHO
Glendale, CA



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