[AMPS] good, bad, ugly

wa2moe@doitnow.com wa2moe@doitnow.com
Wed, 26 Mar 1997 12:35:54 -0700

At 10:40 AM 3/26/97 -0800, you wrote:
>Back in the 1 KW input days, it was said the venerable Drake L-4B could
>operate  RTTY at full output more or less continuously.  Was/is this is
>true statement?  Was that old BA really that good?
I've owned and used an L4-B since February, 1978.  If I operated rtty at
full output the 3-500Z's would glow (and I'm still using the original pair).
400 watts output was more than enough for the tubes...and to accomplish a
qso in a pileup.
                              Stu Greene WA2MOE 
                            7537 North 28th Avenue
                          Phoenix, Arizona 85051  USA


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