[AMRadio] 5000 Watt AM transmitter for sale


Rob Atkinson ranchorobbo at gmail.com
Fri Mar 19 00:09:03 EDT 2010


Ha good one Steve

Rob

On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 8:52 PM,  <sbjohnston at aol.com> wrote:
>>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
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>
> what's the HD AM set penetration, 3 listeners you, the GM and PD yuck
> yuck sri steve couldn't resist
>
> Rob
>
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> 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
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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
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>> ________________________________
>> 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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