[AMRadio] Vailant output


Rob Atkinson ranchorobbo at gmail.com
Tue Jul 8 20:26:13 EDT 2014


A lot of rigs don't work exactly the same on all bands.  he needs to
make sure the plate current meter is working correctly.

On Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 6:21 PM, Larry Szendrei <ne1s at securespeed.us> wrote:
> On 7/8/2014 2:26 PM, Rob Atkinson wrote:
>>
>> I don't remember the details but Pat WB9GKZ revealed a few years ago
>> that the Valiant plate meter shunt would be off and that was the cause
>> of low output.  I may be incorrect on the detail but I remember low
>> output and meter shunt problem.  Something to check.
>>
>>
> That could cause the real RF output power to be low (or high), but it
> shouldn't be band-dependent. IIRC the gentleman having the problem said all
> was well on 40M.
>
> 73,
> -Larry/NE1S
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