I Agree Mike, that 5 watts is no big deal.
However, the fact the power supply trips out at 100 watts indicates a
Would you buy a radio with such a problem?
I would like to investigate the problem and try to fix it before it becomes
a bigger one.
Running the Pegasus at 100 watts into a proper load is what the transmitter
is designed to do.
Doing that should never damage anything.
William Lee N5WRX
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Brown" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, July 09, 2006 11:20 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] 961 power supply question ...
>5 watts will never be seen to who you are talking to. Run you're radio at
> or even 90 and save you're radio. I wouldn't worry about 5 watts. If it
> down to 80, then maybe worry a little bit about it.
> That current limiter has saved a lot of guys bacon over the years.
> 73, Mike K9MI
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "William Lee" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <email@example.com>
> Sent: Friday, July 07, 2006 21 54
> Subject: Re: [TenTec] 961 power supply question ...
>> I am using a 961 power supply to power my Pegasus radio.
>> When I use full output power it sometimes trips the power supply on a
>> voice peak.
>> Since the antenna is less than 1.5 SWR I doubt it is because of that.
>> Cutting the power back to about 95 watts cures the problem.
>> I suspect that the limiter in the power supply is set a bit to low.
>> I have bought two Ten Tec radios in the last few months and both came
>> with a 961 power supply but no manual.
>> Is there a current limiter adjustment in the power supply or is it
>> William Lee N5WRX
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