[AMRadio] HB Xmtr, was: Home Brew AM Transmitter Wanted

John E. Coleman (ARS WA5BXO) wa5bxo2005 at pctechref.com
Tue Mar 28 15:49:32 EST 2006

I think he's talking of the input to the modulator tubes in 20 watts to
Class B 813s with control grid and screen grid tied together. 

But I may have missed something.
John, WA5BXO

-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of Rick Brashear
Sent: Tuesday, March 28, 2006 2:48 PM
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Subject: Re: [AMRadio] HB Xmtr, was: Home Brew AM Transmitter Wanted

Hi Larry,

Sorry, I assumed it used plate modulation, but that's what I get for 
assuming.   I'll check on that transformer when I'm over there 
tomorrow.  Good luck with the transmitter, it sounds like a winner.


Larry Keith wrote:

>Hi Rick,
>No, I got it right..  The audio (20 watts) is fed to
>to the screen grid & control grid (tied together)via a
>transformer (don't know the specs on that guy, yet)
>with one side of the xfmr going to one tube and the
>other side to the other tube..
>Keep me apprised on that modulation xfmr.. 
>Tnx &73,
>--- Rick Brashear <rickbras at airmail.net> wrote:
>>Did you mean to type "200" watts of audio?  I have a
>>couple of 
>>modulation transformers, but I'm not sure of the
>>ratios, I'll look.  
>>Both are well capable of 300 watts.

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