There is a pot inside the power supply to set the trip point. The real
question is how much current is the supply putting out when it trips? It
could be the radio is not efficient and needs more current. Or it could be
that the watt meter is what is wrong or the radio is misadjusted and is
really putting out more than 100 watts when it says 90 watts.
Carl Moreschi N4PY
121 Little Bell Drive
Hays, NC 28635
----- Original Message -----
From: "William Lee" <email@example.com>
To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, July 10, 2006 9:36 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] 961 power supply question ...
> 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
> a bigger one.
> Running the Pegasus at 100 watts into a proper load is what the
> is designed to do.
> Doing that should never damage anything.
> William Lee N5WRX
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mike Brown" <email@example.com>
> To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> 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
> > gets
> > 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" <email@example.com>
> > To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > 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
> >> fixed?
> >> William Lee N5WRX
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