[AMRadio] Source Broadcast Xmtrs


Brian Harris cosmophone at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 13 10:02:52 EDT 2011


One would think that, if an exciter with AM modulation driving a tube or array 
of tubes operating in a linear mode was such a perfect solution, then 
manufacturers would have created such beasts to meet the demands of the many 
radio stations that wanting them.  Since plate modulated transmitters were in 
fact 'the' preferred broadcast solution prior to the introduction of 
semiconductors seems to validate precisely why they are still liked today.

Brian Harris, WA5UEK, proud owner of a Collins KW-1 and RCA BTA1R1
phone 214-763-5977
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It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in 
delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.  -Carl Sagan


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