Hi Eric -
After reading your post I went to the LDG web site to look over the specs
of their new AT-1000. I was disappointed to see that it is rated for only
750 watts on CW and 1000 watts on SSB (500 watts RTTY). I believe the Model
253 was rated for the legal max output; so that would be a major difference.
I found it curious that LDG would even bother to build a "high power" tuner
that stopped short of being able to handle the legal max power. It's not
exactly clear, but apparently the power-handling capability is limited by
the relays they are using.
73 - John, W4AU
At 05:19 PM 4/14/2003 -0400, you wrote:
>Been looking at adding an autotuner to my Omni-6+ station to replace the
>238 I presently use.
>The new LDG AT-1000 looks promising, but it doesn't appear to have memories
>or remote control, and will require an external antenna switch.
>Having said that, I was wondering how the AT-1000 compares to the old 253
>autotuner that TT used to sell.
>Comments are appreciated!