[Amps] Heathkit Warrior High Plate Current
g8gsq at eltac.co.uk
Tue Oct 21 15:35:50 EDT 2008
> I recently bought an "as is" Heathkit HA - 10 Warrior. The amp is in good
> overall condition, but I'm having a problem that has me stumped. Here is a
> little background........ The amp has relays installed for transmit / receive
> switching and standby bias switching. The standby bias is around -75v and the
> bias during transmit is -7v. The plate current is around 30 ma with the cutoff
> bias applied which is normal.
Forgive my ignorance about this amp, but 30mA with 75V of cutoff
bias is 'normal'? Where is it going?
I concur with the other comments about likely faults - but I'd add
a question as to whether the current meter is telling the truth.
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