[AMPS] Dope question

Phil Clements philk5pc@tyler.net
Tue, 25 Apr 2000 11:27:00 -0500

Not a problem,Phil
You just need to reduce drive to about 1/4 of the max. CW output
of the amp to keep things cool. A 1 kw output amp should run 250
watts of AM nicely. Not a "dope" question! A dope would try to run
max SSB level smoke until melt-down!
Phil, K5PC
> Not that I operate AM, only made 1 qso on that mode...
> But can someone explain to me why you can or can't use a linear on AM?
> An electronically challenged extra...  Phil W2GE

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