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Re: [Amps] What to buy?

To: "Jim Thomson" <>, <>
Subject: Re: [Amps] What to buy?
From: "Jim W7RY" <>
Reply-to: Jim W7RY <>
Date: Sat, 5 Feb 2011 11:27:07 -0800
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> ## I have given up on torroids  for tank coils on the low bands. I have 
> found some small diam, edge
> wound ribbon coil stock that works the best for low band work.  3/8" edge 
> wound ribbon [.072" thick]
> is the same as .28"  tubing for current handling.   1/4" ribbon [ also 
> .072" thick]  is ample in most cases
> and is the same as .2" OD tubing.   A friend also gave me a bunch of air 
> dux.. that uses 8 ga wire.. and the
> wire was copper..and not the usual tinned material.  These are things of 
> beauty. I didn't know you could
> get coil stock in 8 ga wire.
> Jim   VE7RF

So where do you buy this stuff?  I need some for my 8877 project. I'm not 
happy with the 80 meter toroid getting so hot. I run a lot of RTTY.  The amp 
runs toroids on 80 and 160. The rest of the tank is 1/4" and 3/16" tubing 
which works just fine on 10-40 meters.

Jim W7RY


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