With 3500 volts @ 890 watts PEP out per tube 3rd order IM products are 40
db with respect to one of two tones. That's 46 db the way radio
manufacturers spec IM. Pretty darn good!
At 2500 volts 3rd order IM is 33db. Per Eimac spec sheet. Much better than
most radios today.
73
Gary K4FMX
> Original Message
> From: ampsbounces@contesting.com [mailto:ampsbounces@contesting.com]
> On Behalf Of Rob Atkinson
> Sent: Wednesday, July 20, 2011 11:16 AM
> To: amps@contesting.com
> Subject: Re: [Amps] Supply question
>
> I understand that with 3500 the 3rd order IMD gets pretty lousy when
> the Ep gets up there much above 3 KV.
>
> I also had some idea you get a much bigger chance of arcs in the tube
> if you push the Ep way up there near the limit.
>
> comments?
>
> 73
>
> Rob
> K5UJ
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