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Re: [Amps] Considering an ALS-1306

To: Kevin Stover <>
Subject: Re: [Amps] Considering an ALS-1306
From: David Cole <>
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:15:13 -0700
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Hi Kevin,
Thank you for the reply!  What features does the KPA-500 have the 1306
does not?  Glad to hear the PS issues are better now.
Thanks and 73's,
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On Fri, 2015-04-24 at 18:14 -0500, Kevin Stover wrote:
> If I'm not mistaken the designer of the amp is using one with a K3 remotely, 
> and he can run any Ameritron amp he wants. IMHO Elecraft messed up when they 
> stopped at 500W with the KPA500. There are a few features in the KPA500 that 
> the 1306 doesn't have but it's got the bog one. When properly cabled it will 
> follow the radio's BCD band data.
> The 1306 is what the 1300 should have been. Ameritron seem to have fixed the 
> 12V supply problem that garnered most of the bad reviews on eHam. They 
> couldn't build them fast enough for the first couple of months.
> On Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:38:49 -0700
> David Cole <> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > Anyone have an ALS-1306, and a K3, and care to comment on that setup?  I
> > will be selling the old AL-82, and getting a no tune, auto band
> > switching amp, and am looking very hard at the ALS-1306.  
> > 
> > I know there are other amps out there, all more expensive, but for my
> > budget, the 1306 is starting to look good, so I am interested in
> > comments from 1300 or 1306 owners.  If on the other hand someone knows
> > of an amp which is auto-tune, instant-on, and will interface with a K3
> > for close to the same price I am interested...  New or used.

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