[AMRadio] Smoothing Choke


Brian Carling bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Wed May 3 22:48:58 EDT 2006


Thoise autotune motors draw a LOT of current.

I built a power supply with an 8 Amp transformer from FAIR RADIO 
for mine back in the 1980s.
MAN that transformer ran HOT,... even with no load!

>  From what I understand the filaments and auto tune on the ART-13 
> transmitter require about 10 amps.  It's gonna be a big supply when I'm 
> through, no doubt.
> 
> Rick
> 
> W5OMR/Geoff wrote:
> 
> >
> >
> > 27v * 10amps = 270w.  You got something that's gonna be pulling that 
> > much current?
> >
> > -- 
> > Geoff/W5OMR
> >
> 
> 
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