|[AMRadio] GG 813 Linear in GE Ham News|
garyschafer at comcast.net
Thu Sep 29 17:29:54 EDT 2005
In this case that is near correct. There is some feed through power also
But the limiting factor is not always one half total plate dissipation.
If the tubes were run in class A rather than B then output would be
limited to much less than half the plate dissipation. At 33% efficiency
in class A at full PEP the efficiency for the carrier would be 16.5%.
Carrier power would then be limited to 41.25 watts plus a little feed
through power. That's with an input of 250 watts.
Mike Dorworth,K4XM wrote:
> Actually, only one half of plate dissipation. The ICAS dissipation for a
> single 813 is 125 watts, CCS is 100 watts.. This is the maximum carrier for
> reasonable tube life. Efficiency is low without modulation., increases
> during modulation. Limiting factor is one half total dissipation.Sorry but
> the facts are so. Mike
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> Sent: Thursday, September 29, 2005 6:03 AM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] GG 813 Linear in GE Ham News
>>Gary Schafer wrote:
>>>A pair of 813s in GG are only good for 150 watts carrier out on AM.
>>I'm not trying to start anything here, Gary, but that statement seems to
>>be in stark contrast to what you said, yesterday...
>>>With an AM linear the efficiency at carrier must be / will be exactly
>>>one half what it is at PEP. Provided it is tuned properly.
>>What would the efficiency be of an AM Linear at carrier.
>>(or maybe I'm not reading this correctly, because I've yet to have
>>coffee this morning, and I -know- I probably should'n't be posting
>>messages in this state... ;-))
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