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Re: [Amps] ACOM 2000A

Subject: Re: [Amps] ACOM 2000A
From: Ian White GM3SEK <>
Reply-to: Ian White GM3SEK <>
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2005 07:41:57 +0100
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>> I'm seriously considering an ACOM 2000A and am looking for owners
>> comments.  What do you think of it?  Does it meet your expectations? Do
>> you recommend it?  If not, why?  I would appreciate hearing all PROS as
>> well as all CONS.
>I purchased one and installed it on an experimental Navy ship.  It was 
>connected to a 28 foot mast on deck and was adjusted to auto tune and 
>transmit at 500 watts.  It ran very well for about a year and then the 
>fault indicator came on.  We discover that the connection to the 
>antenna on the deck corroded enough to short circuit the output.  We 
>reworked the connection and the amp was happy again.
If one-half of your dipole falls down, the Acom 2000 will automatically 
re-tune and do its best to pump 2kW into this new "load". Better check 
your fire insurance  :-)

Seriously - a lovely amp. It just sits under the table and does the 

73 from Ian G/GM3SEK
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