I think you should crank the voltage up to the rated 13.9V.
I'm not familar with the 262G supply but I assume it's like most
others in that is has a voltage adjustment pot inside. Set it for
13.9 volts with only the receiver for a load. A drop of .75v is
not too bad at full power but the overall voltage is too low.
73 Jim k4CGY
--- Danny Shaver <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hello Ten-tec techies, I need some help!!
> I have a 262G power supply that I just got with a Triton IV.
> I am getting distorted SSB transmit reports when I turn the ALC
> up all the way on all bands. It is fine when I put the ALC at
> about 50%.
> The voltage out of the supply is 12.95 volts on receive. In
> transmit with 50% ALC it drops to 12.5 to 12.67 volts, and at
> 100% ALC it goes to 12.24 to 12.35, depending on band. I am
> testing into a 50 ohm dummy load. What do you think?? Thank you
> for your help in advance.
> Dan N5NBK
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