[AMRadio] RE: Kitset HF Linear amp.


Donald Chester k4kyv at hotmail.com
Thu Oct 27 22:16:22 EDT 2005


As you know 6 db in power terms
>is 1/4th (or 4), so for a 100 watts carrier power, you get 25 watts (avg) 
>in
>each side band. So the carrier stays at 100, and you get 100+25+25=150 
>watts
>average.

That is true for sinewave tone modulation.  For voice, the 25 watt value is 
the peak power in each sideband.  The average power will be much lower.

Don K4KYV





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