[Amps] Antenna tuner loss

Bill Fuqua wlfuqu00 at uky.edu
Sat May 5 21:42:34 PDT 2012

BC610 had a unshielded adjustable link.
I used to have a HT-4 when I was a teenager.
I scrapped it to make an amplifier.
At one time I ran 2x 250TH in grounded grid driven by a pair of
6146Bs with a 20A exciter.
Bill wa4lav
PS now I wish I still had the HT-4.

At 05:59 AM 5/5/2012 -0500, Rob Atkinson wrote:
>Because not everyone operates an appliance box from Alpha, Ameritron
>etc.  or some plastic JA box.  Some hams operate rigs with swing link
>networks like the BC610 (okay the link on that one rotates) which is
>notorious for 80 m. harmonic on 160.  Then there are homebrew rigs,
>and just about anything else built before the  pi-network became
>Extra harmonic attenuation never hurt anyone, especially plug and play
>hams using multiband antennas and all solid state plastic radios and
>On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 11:54 PM, Bill Fuqua <wlfuqu00 at uky.edu> wrote:
> >   Now, saying that, I assume your amplifier or transmitter has low
> > harmonic output in the first place. So, why worry so much about
> > the "HI Pass" or "Low Pass"  characteristics in the first place.
> >   73
> > bill wa4lav

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