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[AMPS] Jim RE: time limit for output...

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Subject: [AMPS] Jim RE: time limit for output...
From: (Dick Flanagan)
Date: Mon, 9 Mar 1998 18:08:21 -0800
At 1:53 AM -0800 3/9/98, Shawn Tayler wrote:

>On Mon, 9 Mar 1998 11:31:07 -0800, wrote:
>>Jim my Commander 2500E can run 3500 watts "key down" no time limit, and
>>the 2500 (two tuber) can run 1500 out no time limit. Also QRO claims to
>>have an amp that will do that too. Alpha is not the only amp co. to
>>claim this.
>>Stan KF6IKC
>Ok, Hows the math on this, Isn't the 2500E supposed to have 3 3CX800's in
>parallel?  I'm sorry but 3500W output sounds like way past saturation to
>me....Unless I am mistaken on the tube complement.
>Any comments?

Our friend wasn't quite accurate.  The Commander 2500E is rated 3500 watts
SSB/CW at 50% duty cycle, 2000 watts continuous.  You can see the specs at

73, Dick

Dick Flanagan W6OLD CFII Minden, Nevada DM09db (South of Reno)

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