[AMRadio] AM Amps

Darrell, WA5VGO hbrnut at earthlink.net
Thu Jan 13 18:35:26 EST 2005

Got to be CW, RTTY, etc. With AM you would either melt the tube down or 
splatter all over the band.

Darrell, WA5VGO

At 04:49 PM 1/13/2005 -0500, you wrote:
>How do you reduce the drive for AM? I take it that is how you operate CW?
>Gary  K4FMX
>James M. Walker wrote:
>>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.

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