50-75W input! Yikes! You must be describing a grounded grid 3-500Z amp,
because my Alpha 99 would be "tuning up" at about 3 KW, I think, with
that much input power!
On Fri, 24 Feb 2006 08:22:12 -0800 (PST) "James C. Owen, III"
> Hi John,
> You don't need an ALC line from any linear when using a
> ten-tec transceiver. Since the ALC adjustment on the TT sets the
> maximum power that the transceiver will transmitt. Just tune up
> the linear as normal with maybe 50-75 watts and then adjust the
> ALC adjustment until the power output goes to maximum and leave
> it there. At that point the linear has all the drive it needs and
> the transceiver won't transmitt at a higher level.
> 73 Jim K4CGY
> --- John Nason / NA9U <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Speaking of amps, I never found a way to feed the ALC
> > line back from the amp to the O2. Is this unecessary
> > on the O2? Do I keep missing it in the manual?
> > 73,
> > John NA9U
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