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[AMPS] FT100D driving Alpha 87a

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Subject: [AMPS] FT100D driving Alpha 87a
From: (Bill Turner)
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2001 19:05:23 -0700
On Thu, 26 Jul 2001 18:00:06 -0700, Curt Terwilliger wrote:

>because otherwise one day in the heat of battle I will 
>forget to reduce the drive power manually and probably cook the 3CX800s


Is it even possible to cook the tubes in an 87A?  With my 91b, the
overdrive protection circuit would trip in an instant if I ever did
that.  I'd bet the 87A is similarly protected.

Of course, if you just want to add the protection circuit for peace of
mind, that's ok too.

Bill, W7TI

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