When 6M is open, especially Es, 20 watts into a decent antenna is a heap.
In 1957, when I first got on 6M, my amplifier was an 832A running 8 watts input
and I worked a lot of stations with an indecent antenna.
Granted, things are somewhat tougher on 6M now, because there seems to be a
continuous and on-going contest, among a good number of stations, to see who
can splatter up and down the band the furthest.
I now use an 8877 and 4 X 7 on six.
73, Barrie, W7ALW
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