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Re: [CQ-Contest] Pre tuned Hf amps

To: Mark Beckwith <n5ot@n5ot.com>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Pre tuned Hf amps
From: David Pruett <k8cc@comcast.net>
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006 23:32:08 -0400
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Mark Beckwith wrote:
>> One problem with the single-supply design is that a single
>> failure puts *all* bands on low power, not just one band.
> FWIW I have never heard of a contest failure in a station that uses one 
> humongous HV supply and separate finals.  I think those supplies are 
> generally way over-built.
Which doesn't mean that it cannot fail.  Even W3LPL has a spare monster 
supply should the primary fail (he told me so himself).


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