Hah hah haa... Yeah, I'm waiting for someone to remind me that I'm STILL a
I haven't built an amplifier in many years. And when I tell you the last one
was a single 4-1000A, that ought to date it for you. Prior to that I built
a 3 tube 572 and it was more-or-less and open "bread board" design on a
chassis and a front panel only. Imagine the TVI!
73 de Bob - KØRC in MN
----- Original Message -----
From: "Roger (K8RI)" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Robert Chudek - K0RC" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, March 27, 2008 1:21 PM
Subject: Re: [Amps] Another ePay CB Gem....
Robert Chudek - K0RC wrote:
> HEY THAT'S THE AMPLIFIER I BUILT WHEN I WAS A NOVICE!
> I wonder how did it ended up in England?
> 73 de Bob - KØRC in MN
We joke about these things, but my first transmitter was a pair of 6L6s
running the legal limit (75W for a Novice) constructed on the corner of
one of those huge steel TV chassis from the early 60's. It used the TV
Set PS, actually worked well, and hand shield none. <:-)) I did have to
replace all the wire wound resistors with carbon composition before I
could get it to work though. <:-)) No one had ever indicated that might
cause a few problems.
At least it didn't have a messy looking cabinet as it didn't have a cabinet.
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