Rebuilding my Yaesu FL2100Z which burned-out almost completely by a previous
owner, I have the unit up & running after noumerous repairs. From bandwafer
switch till the majority of the CAPs and build-in all the modifications as
listed on the Internet. On the bandwaferswitch the 160 meterband contacts were
Now, I am facing a 450 watts output only on 160meterband while all other bands
do at least 550.
I also see some red coloring happen on the (Chinese brand) 572b tubes by full
I replaced C35 from the fitted 365pf to a newly fitted 320 pf. (Note: C35 is in
the schematic 250pf !?!?)
Now I have a PLATE setting of 6 and a LOAD setting of 3 on 160m using a 1000
watt spinner dummyload 50ohm. (Before I swapped the C35 I had a PLATE setting
of more than 10 and LOAD of 8)
Who can indictate to me were to look? Or....is the lower output absolutely
normal on the Yaesu FL2100Z amplifiers? I would expect a higher output compared
to the higher frequencies?
Vy 73, de Kees pa7two at amsat . org
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