|[AMRadio] Are there commercial made amps that operate better for
razorback_fan1999 at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 21 07:19:37 EDT 2007
I hope so Ernie, but that is how we all can learn.
By all the different tried and true opinions out
there, I can spend my small pocket book on a amp or
receiver that I someone has had some success with. I
love and support the Eham group for the same reasons.
I read over these a few times then have a file set up
where I can go back and read em again. Thanks for
your comments Ernie.
--- k0occ at comcast.net wrote:
> I've owned a bunch. IMHO, best overall, but a little
> pricey, is Alpha 76PA (three holer).
> Best price performer - AL-80 (A or B). Good stiff
> power supply, almost 3 KV. Single 3-500Z - Readily
> available & not so expensive. Puts out 250 watts
> carrier with about 12 watts drive with no strain.
> Covers 160 thru 10. To go to amp capable of max
> legal limit for AM ( 375 watts carrier output), will
> only get you about 1.5 db over 250 watts output..
> If you don't want 160, SB220 is great.
> You are going to get a ton of opinions.
> Ernie, k0occ
> Atlanta, GA
> -------------- Original message --------------
> From: John <razorback_fan1999 at yahoo.com>
> > Before I get to my topic I just wanted to say that
> > really enjoyed the Receiver subject the past few
> > I see old radio's here and there that I'm scared
> > invest in because they may be a piece of junk or
> > far gone to restore. I tried to make a list of
> some of
> > the receivers and transmitters listed the past few
> > days. I enjoy this group alot. I envy those of you
> > that have a good Elmer close by to enjoy
> > this aspect of amatuer radio with. Anyway on to my
> > question. I heard that some of the commercially
> > Amps don't do so hot for AM operation. Are there
> > that are made that are better than others for use
> > AM and which ones to avoid. Any suggestions.
> > John / W5HG
> > Lepanto, Arthis
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