[AMRadio] 5000 Watt AM transmitter for sale


sbjohnston at aol.com sbjohnston at aol.com
Thu Mar 18 21:52:15 EDT 2010


>what's the HD AM set penetration, 3 listeners you, the GM and PD yuck

No, just me - but that's the only one that matters.

Steve WD8DAS

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-----Original Message-----
From: Rob Atkinson <ranchorobbo at gmail.com>
To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service 
<amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Thu, Mar 18, 2010 8:47 pm
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 5000 Watt AM transmitter for sale


what's the HD AM set penetration, 3 listeners you, the GM and PD yuck
yuck sri steve couldn't resist

Rob


On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 6:59 PM,  <sbjohnston at aol.com> wrote:
>
>>Don't get me started on BE. I've relegated our AM-6A to standby in
> favor of our
>>good old Nautel ND5 after BE screwed us on replacement parts
>
> Bill, what happened to your B.E. AM-6A that it needed a bunch of
> replacement parts?
>
>>The Nautel won't do HD but that's good by me. AM HD sucks
>
> We're having great results with AM HD on WHA - the digital blows 
people
> away when they hear it.  And the analog sounds good too. I'll admit 
WHA
> has a simpler implementation with a single tower non-directional than
> folks with a DA.
>
> Steve WD8DAS
>
> sbjohnston at aol.com
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: BILL GUYGER <bguyger at sbcglobal.net>
> To: kf5ccn at arrl.net; Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service
> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Thu, Mar 18, 2010 2:08 pm
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 5000 Watt AM transmitter for sale
>
>
> Don't get me started on BE. I've relegated our AM-6A to standby in
> favor of our
> good old Nautel ND5 after BE screwed us on replacement parts to the
> tune of most
> of the cost of a new transmitter. The Nautel
> won't do HD but that's good by me. AM HD sucks
>
> Bill AD5OL
>
>
>
>
> ________________________________
> From: Brian Zwiener <bzwiener at sbcglobal.net>
> To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service
> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Thu, March 18, 2010 9:59:48 AM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 5000 Watt AM transmitter for sale
>
> That's not good. I am surprised BE would do things that way. Not
> logical, and
> not good for a quick reset. Are you interested in the MW-5?
>
> --- On Thu, 3/18/10, sbjohnston at aol.com <sbjohnston at aol.com> wrote:
>
> From: sbjohnston at aol.com <sbjohnston at aol.com>
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 5000 Watt AM transmitter for sale
> To: amradio at mailman.qth.net
> Date: Thursday, March 18, 2010, 8:14 AM
>
>
>>Going to replace it with a New BE-AM5.
>
> That's been an excellent rig for us - we have an B.E. AM-6A and it 
runs
> smooth.  Only three small gripes:  I would like more front panel
> metering, the "local/remote" switch should have been on the front 
panel
> rather than inside the card access door, and faults on the individual
> modules cannot be reset without powering down or pulling the module.
>
> I brought the local/remote function out to a rack panel (my switch
> disables the external relays that interface the remote control to get
> the same effect).  I'm also planning to add tiny fault reset
> pushbuttons to the front of each module - I've got the wiring worked
> out just need some time to do the installation.
>
> Steve WD8DAS
>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Neal Newman <cozy659 at yahoo.com>
> To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service
> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Thu, Mar 18, 2010 7:25 am
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 5000 Watt AM transmitter for sale
>
>
> Hello Bernie
> I am in NJ  .. I commute to Ohio, Several Times a year for work.
> I do souund for a Smooth Jazz Group Based in Columbus.
> Where are you located?
>
> We are cleaning House. just sold 2 5Kw Collins transmitter, a 5Kw 
nautel
> and a 10kw Omnitronix...
> Not sure If we sold the 5 kw Contenential or the Gates MW5
> I may also have a  solidstate Harris SX5 for sale( It is complete but
> needs
> work.)
> It has a Low drive status. Im Pulling my hair out trying to get it
> running.
> Going to replace it with a New BE-AM5.
> Neal- East Coast Regional Engineer MRBI
>
>
> --- On Wed, 3/17/10, Bernie Doran <qedconsultants at embarqmail.com> 
wrote:
>
>> From: Bernie Doran <qedconsultants at embarqmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 5000 Watt AM transmitter for sale
>> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
>> Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 9:17 PM
>> HI Neal: are you located any where
>> near Ohio? those are PDM or something
>> like that, correct? Bernie----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Neal Newman" <cozy659 at yahoo.com>
>> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
>> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
>> Sent: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 7:42 PM
>> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 5000 Watt AM transmitter for sale
>>
>>
>> Its a 3 phase transmitter.  I have one at work we are
>> looking to unl;oad
>> also...
>>
>> --- On Wed, 3/17/10, ke5fkf at aol.com
>> <ke5fkf at aol.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> > From: ke5fkf at aol.com
>> <ke5fkf at aol.com>
>> > Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 5000 Watt AM transmitter for
>> sale
>> > To: kf5ccn at arrl.net,
>> amradio at mailman.qth.net
>> > Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 8:16 AM
>> > whats the location and whats the
>> > price?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: Brian Zwiener <bzwiener at sbcglobal.net>
>> > To: amradio at mailman.qth.net
>> > Sent: Tue, Mar 16, 2010 11:21 pm
>> > Subject: [AMRadio] 5000 Watt AM transmitter for sale
>> >
>> >
>> > 5000 Watt AM transmitter for saleHarris MW5
>> Specifications
>> > ower Input:208/230 Vac, 60 Hz closed Delta or 380 Vac,
>> 50
>> > Hz Wye.
>> > ower Consumption: 9.4 kVA at 5000 watts carrier and
>> no
>> > modulation.13.0 kVA at
>> > 000 watts carrier and 100% modulation.
>> > udio Input:10 dBm 2 dB, 600/150 ohms balanced.
>> > udio Frequency Response
>> > 1 dB from 20 to 10,000 Hz at 95%
>> > odulation.
>> > udio Frequency Distortion
>> > ess than 2% at 20 to 10,000 Hz, 95% modulation.
>> > ower Output
>> > ated 5000 watts. Power reduction to 1000 watts
>> > purious Output
>> > eets or exceeds FCC and CCIR re quirements.
>> > F Frequency Range
>> > 35 kHz to 1605 kHz.
>> > F Output Impedance
>> > 0/300 ohms, as specified.
>> > F Harmonics
>> > 80 dB. Meets or exceeds FCC or CCIR specifications.
>> > arrier Shift
>> > ess than 2% at 100% modulation.
>> > oise (Unweighted)
>> > 0 dB or better below 100% modula tion at 5000 watts
>> > output.
>> > ositive Peak Capability
>> > 25% positive peak program modulation capability at
>> 5600
>> > watts.
>> > ower Factor
>> > 5%
>> > ubes
>> > odulator - 4CX3000A
>> > ower Amplifier - 3CX2500F3
>> > ECHANICAL
>> > eight
>> > 8 inches (198.12 cm)
>> > idth
>> > 2 inches (182.88 cm)
>> > epth
>> > 2 inches (81.28 cm)
>> > eight:
>> > npacked
>> > 250 pounds (566.99 kg)
>> > xport Packed
>> > 850 pounds (839.15 kg),
>> > omestic Packed
>> > 600 pounds (727.75 kg),
>> > ubic Area
>> > 20 cubic feet meters), packed (3.398 cubic feet)
>> > NVIRONMENTAL
>> > emperature
>> > 20° to +500C (-4° to +1220F)
>> > umidity
>> >  to 95%
>> > ltitude
>> >  to 7500 feet (2286 meters)
>> > IR VOLUME
>> > 000 CFM
>> > EMPERATURE RISE (Air)
>> > °C
>> > ISSIPATION
>> > .1 KW, 17,496 BTUH
>> > ABINET THERMAL RADIATION
>> > 50W (estimated)
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