[AMRadio] Replacement Tubes

jeremy-ca km1h at jeremy.mv.com
Fri Feb 15 12:00:00 EST 2008

JT, for the last time there is no difference in your application.
And there is no such thing as a 6L6 with a 275V maximum rating. All except 
for the GC are rated at 350-375V depending upon which TUBE manual you read. 
Forget the audiophool crap on the Internet.

The GC has higher ratings and will interchange WITH ANY other 6L6 PER THE 

This is my LAST post on the subject.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "JT Croteau" <jt.n1ese at gmail.com>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
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Sent: Friday, February 15, 2008 10:17 AM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Replacement Tubes

> On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 10:09 AM, jeremy-ca <km1h at jeremy.mv.com> wrote:
>> JT, just put the manual in the drawer and pay attention to what we are
>>  trying to get thru to you.
> Karl, but according to Slab Bacon:
> "GBs" and "GCs" carry a little higher dissapation and power handling
> ratings and are designet to have a little more oomph at higher
> operating voltages. And also more designed for audio than RF service.
> "
> The HV supply powering the plates on my 6L6's runs at 275W.  The
> regular 6L6's have a max. rating of 275W, shouldn't I be using a tube
> with a slightly higher rating such as a GB or G6.
> I am trying to listen so please be patient with me, I am being told
> different things by different people.
> -- 
> JT Croteau, N1ESE - Manchester, NH (FN42gx)
> Contest Manager, TARA Skirmish
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