|[AMRadio] High-power tuners|
ars.w5omr at gmail.com
Fri Dec 8 09:53:55 EST 2006
A.R.S. - W5AMI wrote:
> I don't have a BC tx, but my rig would compare in regard tuner
> requirements. I home brewed a link coupled tuner, and think that's
> the only way to go for a big power AM tuner to open feed line. I got
> a very large rf coil with rotating link off epay several years ago,
> along with a split stator air variable of about 250pf per section and
> probably 7+kv rating. Very simple to build if you can find or make
> the parts. I've tested the tuner into a makeshift load (dummy) of
> about 200 ohms with almost 3KW and the coil did nothing but get a
> little warm after a minute or so.
What bands does that cover, Brian? Is it good for anything other than
Got a picture of this thing you can share with us?
73, Seasons Greasing, etc
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