|[AMRadio] Re: Boatanchor in Salem|
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Sun Jul 22 10:50:43 EDT 2007
Craig C. Heaton wrote:
> Well fellows,
> The pic on QTH, fronts not bad and I'm a sucker for black wrinkle paint/rack-n-panel stuff.
I just looked at the pictures for the first time. Someone said it was
'filthy and dirty' - not from what *I* can tell...
> Although the advertised 750 watts might be stretching things a little.
ya think? ;-)
> Good iron will make this a 24/7 500 watt rig. Minus; no exciter, gotta add
> maybe a Johnson Ranger.
I'd think something a little more "modern", like some rice-box and a
pair of T/R relays to go from TX to RX on the rice-box with better
sensitivity/selectivity (if you have one) and 10w on most little rigs is
plenty conservative enough, plus the added benefit of a digital read-out
> So here it is a full legal limit 1500 PEP output boatanchor, keep the fingers crossed the iron is gud. Just add elbow grease.
*IF* it's -that- dirty. Heck, some of the stuff I operate in my shack,
don't look as clean as the front of this rig, and I'm told it works
73 = Best Regards,
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