[Amps] ALS-1306 and others

Eddy Swynar deswynar at xplornet.ca
Thu Apr 30 20:31:46 EDT 2015

On 2015-04-30, at 8:26 PM, Charles Henry wrote:

> A cheaper way to get into the K3 bandwagon is the KX-3 at $1000 and the SPE Expert 1K-FA ATU at about $2700. which gives more RF than the Elecraft 500 watt unit at $3000 with ATU.
> Another thought is to use the SPE 1.5K-FA ATU with stupendous gain (defeated in USA versions, so get international version) at about $4500 and have over a KW from the KX3 as a driver.   This pairing seems the unsung secret combo for KX-3 lovers, and both units are about as small as can be.
> Get two 1.3K and the SPE CO-1 HF and your KX-3 station puts out over 5KW.   Wouldn't it be interesting to have the little KX-3 in your hand with so much RF going out to the antenna.
> Wonderful world, 73, Charly

Hi Charly,

So much for a $40.00 3rd hand Hallicrafters S-77A receiver, & a $90.00 Johnson Ranger-1 transmitter---my first really "QRO" appliance set-up in the Fall of 1973...

~73~ de Eddy VE3CUI - VE3XZ

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