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[TenTec] TenTec Power Supplies FS

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Subject: [TenTec] TenTec Power Supplies FS
From: prvalko@oakland.edu (Paul R. Valko)
Date: Sat, 13 Feb 1999 21:40:13 -0500 (EST)

On Sat, 13 Feb 1999, Ken Simpson wrote:

> TenTec 251 Power Supply - rated at 9 amps, 13 V DC.  Matches the
> Argonaut 505/509 and 405 amplifier in styling and color.  Was made to
> power the Argonaut with the amplifier, but can also be used for other
> things, such as 2 meters rigs.  Great shape.  Manual included.  $ 80

If any of you have dreams of building a clasic QRP setup including a 509
and 405 amp, you will NEED this almost impossible to find supply.  I've
only ever seen two, and I bought one of them.

Ten Tec build lots... they were modified by hams and used for other
functions because the 9A 12vdc output is NOT regulated... it just powers
the amp.  Unless this one has been modified to provide a 9A regulated
output, I would NOT suggest you use it for a 2M rig (maybe an HT).

There is a separate 12vdc 1amp regulated output for the Argo 505/9 on the
back.  It's really rare... hop on it.

73! =paul= W8KC
Collector of Ten*Tecs and other fine plastics

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