[AMPS] Transformer Current ratings

Peter Frenning, OZ1PIF oz1pif@get2net.dk
Sat, 15 Dec 2001 16:44:21 +0100

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael J. Tubby B.Sc. G8TIC" <mike.tubby@thorcom.co.uk>
To: "Bill Smith" <ko4nrbs@yahoo.com>; <amps@contesting.com>
Sent: Saturday, December 15, 2001 1:01 PM
Subject: Re: [AMPS] Transformer Current ratings

> SNIB snib...
> For my 8877 amplifier on 6m I had a transformer made which
> is 2750VAC rated at 1.6A continuous. It was specified to
> be low resistance and for use with full-wave capacitor input
> smoothing. It'll run all day at full output without breaking a
> sweat... mind you picking it up is another thing! It cost GBP
> 200 (about USD 290) two years ago.
> Mike G8TIC/M0VHF

Naive me, I thought that the legal limit in the UK was 400W! What you
describe Mike, should be capable of 2KW+ HI HI

Vy 73 de OZ1PIF, Peter

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