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Re: [Amps] 50 Mhz brick recommendation

Subject: Re: [Amps] 50 Mhz brick recommendation
From: "Will Matney" <>
Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2006 19:31:41 -0400
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I was thinking that CCI (Communications Concepts Inc) had a 6 meter amp kit 
based on one of Helges Motorola designs. One could design a filter for it with 
all the calculators available, it wouldn't take just a few minutes. However 
they have filter kits there too.



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On 6/29/06 at 2:37 PM wrote:

>I know you haven't gotten an answer to your exact question, my apologies. 
>have seen data that questions the Mirage amplifiers, so I would ask
>questions before I purchased one of those.  I know Elecrafters has a good 
>reputation, they offer a 100W kit for their rigs that I believe can be 
>installed in a seperate box and be used with other transceivers.  I don't
>its frequency range, though.  Henry Amplifier makes 100W amplifiers for
>UHF/VHF, but they seem pricy for 100 watt output.
>I am sure when Steve, Tom and some of the other amplifier guys get a
>you will get a true answer to your question.  In the mean time, you might
>at Henry and Ameritron.
>73 - Doug N9XTF
>Quoting "" <>:
>> Bob,
>> This is my $.02 worth of information.  If you have a rig that only
>> 20 
>> watts output, try it first during a band opening and see if you enjoy 6 
>> meters.  That way you don't buy a piece of equipment that you'll be
>> about if you don't like 6.
>> I run 800watts on 6 when the band is crappy.  When the band is open, I
>> to 
>> guys all across the US and Canada that are running a dipole with 5 watts
>> that give me an S9 or S9 +20.  
>> I am on 6 almost every nite.  Each evening I talk to guys (When the band
>> down) that are 200 miles + or - away from my station.  Some nites I have
>> run 
>> power and some nites 20 watts will do just fine, depends on the
>> Six meters is a great band and I hope you come to enjoy it as well!
>> Again, this is an uneducated perspective, however I hope that it helps.  
>> 73 - Doug N9XTF
>> Quoting bob finger <>:
>> > I am thinking of making my first foray onto magic band after 40+ years 
>> > of hamming.  I am soliciting recommendataions for a small amp handling 
>> > say 20 watts in for about 100 out.  If the band is as much fun as some 
>> > say then I will work later on a pair of shoes to follow the brick. 
>> > has/is working for you?  thanks in advance.  73 bob de w9ge
>> > 
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