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Re: [Amps] SPE 1.3K-FA and FTDX-5KMP

Subject: Re: [Amps] SPE 1.3K-FA and FTDX-5KMP
From: "Joe Subich, W4TV" <>
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2015 16:36:09 -0500
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Given SPE's own IMD test results at 1 KW PEP - not even the rated
1300 W PEP Output - I would not drive an SPE 1.3K-FA with *any*
transceiver.  If an amplifier can't make at least -30 dB relative
to PEP at rated power it belongs in the garbage rather than making
garbage on the air.


   ... Joe, W4TV

On 11/12/2015 2:23 PM, Richard Solomon wrote:
What would folks think about running the FTDX-5KMP
in Class A to drive the SPE Amp ?

73, Dick, W1KSZ
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