[AMRadio] FCC's AM power


Geoff ars.w5omr at gmail.com
Mon Sep 26 03:59:32 EDT 2016



On 09/26/2016 02:49 AM, Ross Stenberg wrote:
> I know that some my be dismayed by this however there are unscrupulous hams the routinely run homebrew AM  transmitters such as a 4-1000 modulated by a pair of 4-400’s in excess of whatever one thinks is “the legal limit”! There are others that use old broadcast AM transmitters beyond ham limits as well!
>

I ran a pair of 250TH's modulated by another pair.

Separate power supplies, 1500v @100mA on the final. 3kVDC on the 
modulators, resting at 120mA.

At -rest-, there was more power being dissipated by the modulator, than 
there was in the final, but man did that thing sound -good-!




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