|[AMRadio] Smoothing Choke|
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.
> W5OMR/Geoff wrote:
> > 27v * 10amps = 270w. You got something that's gonna be pulling that
> > much current?
> > --
> > Geoff/W5OMR
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