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Re: [Amps] Arcos 2M Amp Built by W2GN

Subject: Re: [Amps] Arcos 2M Amp Built by W2GN
From: Dino Darling <>
Date: Fri, 03 Jun 2005 18:53:29 -0700
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The amp is horrible and you will want to sell it to me as soon as you get 
it!  Its the least I could do for a fellow ham!


At 02:12 PM 06/03/2005 -0400, you wrote:
>I have an opportunity to pick up an Arcos 2M Amp built by W2GN in the
>80's.  It uses a pair of 3CX800's for 1.5 KW output.  It also has  a
>dual channel Bird wattmeter for simultaneous measurement of forward and
>reflected power.  I have been told that these amps were of the highest
>quality and that the builder was a grade A craftsman who also built
>similar amps for commercial applications.  Frankly, I have not seen this
>amp in the flesh and I'm also relatively inexperienced with high power
>VHF/UHF amps.  I would appreciate any input or insights that any of you
>might have on this prospective purchase.
>73, Joe
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