[AMRadio] Dummy Load


W5OMR/Geoff w5omr at satx.rr.com
Wed May 3 07:55:03 EDT 2006


Jim Candela wrote:

>--- W5OMR/Geoff <w5omr at satx.rr.com> wrote:
>
> What was that rig, Jim?  Something like a single
>  
>
>>4D32 modulated by a 
>>pair of 811's, or something similar?  It was stout
>>*and* had plenty of 
>>'presense' ;-)
>>    
>>
>
>Reply by Jim, WD5JKO:
>
>No the modulator was solid state, and was a crown
>M600. I ran 200% + with a complex
>resistor-diode-staggered bias negative peak
>attenuator. 
>
>That engine was a 4 - barrel Plymouth 273 V8 with
>solid lifter cam. I had just started it up earlier
>that day after a full rebuild, and I got the idea to
>broadcast the uncapped header exhaust noise on 3880
>with the M600 wide open! The M600 was good for 600
>watts audio at 8 ohms all day long, and 1340 watts at
>4 ohms all day long...Maybe I was a little wide in
>bandwith during that transmission! 
>

dunno...  sounded good  ;-)




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