[Amps] looking for assistance with MLA-2500 tank circuit rework

Doug Renwick ve5ra at sasktel.net
Thu Jan 3 21:56:24 EST 2013

There is a good example of a lying watt meter.


"Think of all the ways you can hurt yourself laughing."

-----Original Message-----

OK now I will drop my proverbal pants the rest the way, I distinctly
remember the station owner loaded up his his FT901 for 100W drive and then
loading up his MLA-2500 for 1800W out on his watt meter. I remember thinking
it was pretty ballsy but I saw it with my own two eyes.
I know this much though, the next I went back to operate his station a
couple years later, the MLA-2500 was long gone. 
So in the name of playing nice, lets assume Carl is right about the
transformer rating of the MLA 2500.
Using his numbers of 2,000V plate @ 0.9A for class AB I come up with a plate
Z of 1,481.48148 ohm. Chris needs to rescale his tank circuit components
from a 2700 ohm plate Z downwards. 
See you-all in the pile-ups.
Vy 73, Don KO7i

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