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[AMPS] Benefit

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Subject: [AMPS] Benefit
From: (Pete Smith)
Date: Sat, 14 Mar 1998 02:34:04
At 12:11 AM 3/14/98 GMT, Bill Turner, W7TI wrote:
>On Fri, 13 Mar 98 16:12:29 -0600, Jon Ogden <> wrote:
>>Don't get me wrong, when my amp is finished, I want it running with as 
>>much Pout as legally possible.  You just have to realize that the benefit 
>>for the extra 500 watts is really not that much.
>As any serious DXer will tell you, that extra 500 watts is sometimes
>the difference between QSO and no QSO.  If you're not serious about
>DXing then right, you don't need it.  Your call.
>73, Bill W7TI

This is silly.  The only rational test is to ask yourself, "What's the most
cost-effective way to get the *next* dB?"  Maybe it's the bigger amp.
Maybe it's something else.  We need to know a whole lot more about the
whole picture before anyone can make a credible recommendation.

73, Pete Smith N4ZR 

"That's WEST Virginia.  Thanks and 73"

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