[AMRadio] Re: [FLBOATANCHORS] Replacing sweep tubes with 6146s


Brian Carling bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Sun Feb 19 12:18:27 EST 2006


Yeah the 6JS6C is a remarkably rugged tube.

I wonder why it is that the Tempo ONE uses 6JS6A tubes instead?
It's odd but they ratedit for 240W DC input and the FT101E
was rated for 260 watts DC input.

Brian, AF4K

On 19 Feb 2006 at 3:30, W7QHO at aol.com wrote:
 
> In a message dated 2/19/06 12:05:01 AM, w5omr at satx.rr.com writes:
> 
> 
> > Sweep tubes are more
> > expensive and don't last as long.  6146's are rugged.  They've been
> > through the fire before, and they'll stand a whole lot more.
> > 
> 
> I'm still using the original 6JS6C pair in my Yaesu FT-101B.   Bought the rig 
> in 1975 and have operated it regularly ever since, mobile, fixed, SSB and AM.
> 
> Dennis D. W7QHO
> Glendale, CA
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