>I had a 3 x 813 amp for a few years on 75 meters. Never had a problem with
>it. Ran 800 watts out with 2500 volts on plate. Was unbreakable. Used a
>muffin fan for cooling.
>Worked 135 countries on 75. "Upgraded" to an amp that has final tubes that
>cost over $500. Output power almost doubled and almost no one can tell the
>difference (3 db).
// Amen, Colin. An old timer once told me that it takes a large
increase in power to make a difference at the Rx end. On the air tests
proved his wisdom.
>Now, I have to wait 3 minutes for the filaments to come on.
// I have heard 80m openings that lasted c. 3-minutes.
>73, Colin K7FM
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