>>30,000w amplifiers are legal for use in amateur service provided that
>>they are not delivering more than 1500w plus 10% to the antenna.
>>(1650w). A friend's station was fcc inspected. They measured 1780w,
>>said ok, 'have a nice day', and left.
>What's the plus 10% for? I'd never heard of that...feedline loss???
It's the margin fcc inspectors apparently allow for error, Jon..
The fcc guys I have known are not unreasonable. Their main goal is to
prevent interference, not to write people up for trivalities.
R. L. Measures, 805-386-3734, AG6K
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