I concur ...
in other words, imported radios use fold back circuitry, Ten Tec
uses current limiting ....
> Asuuming that there is no component failure such as
> bad ALC diodes, as another poster mentioned, I've
> never heard of multiple failures of the finals in
> Ten-Tec rigs.
> The reason why the Airpax breakers are recommended
> while using NON-Ten_Tec supplies is that Ten-Tec's
> design philosphy was to not have a large amount of
> power fold-back if the operating SWR was high. ALC
> protects the finals in Ten-Tec rigs but only to a
> limtied extent.
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