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Re: [Amps] Drake amplifier

To: "Gary Schafer" <>, <>
Subject: Re: [Amps] Drake amplifier
From: "Michael Tope" <>
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2007 12:18:19 -0700
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From: "Gary Schafer" <>
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Sent: Monday, July 23, 2007 9:21 AM
Subject: [Amps] Drake amplifier

>I have a drake L7 amp.
> How much power out do you typically get from a drake L4 or L7 amp? I have 
> 95
> watts drive and get just short of 1100 watts on 40 meters.
> The amp's wattmeter and a bird wattmeter with a brand new slug agree 
> almost
> exactly.
> This seems a little low or is that about all that can be expected from the
> 3-500Z's. They run at 2450 volts on the plates and 230 ma grid current.
> Thanks
> Gary  K4FMX

That's about what I get out of mine, Gary. The Ep on the L-7 is too low to
get legal limit.

Mike W4EF.............................. 

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