---- Tom Osborne <email@example.com> wrote:
> DD wrote:
> > That's the same way I look at SB-200's. It's a shriveled up dried out
> > fish...
> Hi Bob
> Has anyone modified the 200 with Russian triode(s) for six?Seems a much
> better alternative to using 572`s...73 all,K7RDX(On vacation in Ramstein
> Germany...Long way from home!)
> I guess it is all how you look at things.
> I have a SB-200 and like it very much. Gives me 500-600 watts out full
> bore. No problems tuning on any band. Dunno what else I could ask of an
> amp. Think I paid $275 for it. If the tubes go bad, I can replace them for
> $150 compared to $500 to $1000 a pop for big tubes.
> Guess an Alpha Super Duper 1001 would give me more power, autotune, but more
> power I don't need and takes me about 3 seconds to tune the amp. I like
> running around 500 watts-keeps the neighbors and the wifey happy. So, all I
> need is a SB-200 to keep me smiling!! To each his own I guess--that's the
> great thing about ham radio. 73
> Tom W7WHY
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