>2 (Rich) wrote:
>> // (ref SB-1000 and AL-80 owners' manuals)
>> When challenged on his assertion that the 3-500Z was re-rated by Eimac
>> for 500mA
>I don't know why this keeps coming up,
// Because Mr. Rauch did produce the alleged letter.
>but the SB-1000 and AL80B manuals talk
>about running the plate current up to 500 ma for a short period during tuning
>only, so that you can tune the tank for the peak conditions that will occur
>during SSB use.
// For SSB use, 500mA tune-up is not in the linear region.
>They specifically say that you should reduce drive in CW to
>give you 400 ma., and make reasonabale statements about the meter swing you
>should expect on SSB.
// I do not have a manual. please quote Mr, Rauch's reasonable
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