[AMRadio] Re:Reactor Wanted

Geoff/W5OMR ars.w5omr at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 11:05:35 EST 2007

Ben Dover wrote:
> If you have to keep your carrier below 100 watts to stay legal, then why do
> you need 250THs, with 3 grand on the plates no less, to begin with?
> That stage is MORE than capable of modulating a kilowatt final. Sort of a case
> of swatting a fly with a sledgehammer.
> It's interesting tho...  I don't think I've ever heard of a rig that runs a
> much higher B+ on the modulator plates than it runs on the FINAL.

That's what it takes, to keep the audio from flat-topping, and 
distorting, causing a 'sloppy signal'.

Did you see the scope video?

Driving your AM Rig without a scope, 
is like driving your car at night, without headlights. (K4KYV)

73 = Best Regards,

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