[AMPS] good, bad, ugly

Tom Rauch (W8JI) w8jitom@worldnet.att.net
Wed, 26 Mar 1997 14:28:00 -0500

Dick Flanagan 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?

Full power was 500-600 watts output.
I got my first (non-working)L4B from a RTTY op who lived down the street
from me in 1971.

The only thing I recall having to change was the transformer.

73 Tom

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