Why all the fuss? There has been lots of talk about noisy fans...
> vibration (superior balance) and better CFM control. For those wanting
> relatively quiet amps, remote blower mounting might be an
etc. I can see the requirement for quiet fans/blowers and for
remote mounting if one is in the broadcasting business. But why
not just put headphones on, and place a small, directional mike (if
you use a mike at all ;>) right near your mouth, and let the blower
I've got a fai- sized squirrel cage blowing over my 4cx1500b, full
speed, all the time, and the tube gets, well, warm during the busy
times of a CW contest. Air and cool are the friends of amps...
quiet isn't necessarily good!
George T. Daughters, K6GT