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[AMPS] Amplifier for CW

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Subject: [AMPS] Amplifier for CW
From: (Vic Rosenthal)
Date: Sun, 14 Feb 1999 11:48:35 -0800 wrote:
> >This would give me more efficiency and
> >simplify the
> >circuitry.
> I dont see where simplification would come in as the component count
> doesnt change.

Well, I won't need a circuit to cut the tubes off between characters.  True,
it's not a lot of components.

> For GG triodes, 3-500Z's and 572B's are hard to beat for price and
> performance. Call for a free copy of the Ameritron AL-572 amp manual.
> The full output medical pull 8877's from Equipment Recyclers at $190 is a
> great price. At 2500V you can expect an easy 1500W.

That's about the same as a pair of 3-500z'z.  Only one tube/socket, lower plate
voltage, too.  Sounds like a good idea.

Thanks for the comments.

Vic, K2VCO
Fresno CA

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