[AMRadio] Dummy Load

Rick Brashear rickb at tx.rr.com
Thu May 15 19:47:17 EDT 2008

Thanks Jim for the heads up.  Actually, I think the wattage would be a
little more than 1500 watts at 100% modulation, so it pays to be mindful of


Regarding the dummy load power rating, I just want
to be sure y'all know that when the transmitter is 
modulated the total power output will go up.  Be 
careful!  A rig delivering  1 kW at carrier delivers
1500 watts with 100% sinusoidal modulation.  And, 
should you be so inclined, it goes up to 2 kW with 
squarewave modulation.  

- Jim WB6BLD

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