[VHFcontesting] [Magic Band EME] Re: [FFMA] Compaq/HP 50V server power supplies....

Keith kwheimbold at aol.com
Mon Feb 27 07:28:09 PST 2012

This is the same exact power supply I bought for the M2 6M-1000 that I purchased from Lance. I bought it on eBay for $40 including shipping. It will arrive on Friday. I will post the eBay vendor either good or bad experience after I check it out.

 I am hoping to be up and running on JT65A within next two weekends and EME shortly following.



Sent from my iPhone please excuse typos

On Feb 27, 2012, at 7:15 AM, "Lance Collister, W7GJ" <w7gj at q.com> wrote:

> FYI....These are the same power supplies that I use here with my Harris Platinum Channel 2 amplifiers for 6m:
> http://www.bigskyspaces.com/w7gj/HarrisAmps.htm
> Thanks for the "heads up", Marshall!  GL and VY 73, Lance
> On 2/27/2012 5:39 AM, Marshall Williams wrote:
>> Hello to the VHF world....I just scored a very large horde of the CPQ/HP 50V server
>> power supplies. They put out 51.4V as they come from the factory at 57A current. They
>> do require 240VAC to run them. There are several conversion articles on the web.
>> Actually, there is NO conversion required....just connectorization. These supplies
>> are PERFECT for running the new amps that are coming out. All the newest solid state
>> amplifiers are 50V(nominal) devices. They run on 51.4V just fine.
>> We used two of these supplies to power the two M2 6M-1000 amplifers(combined) that we
>> used in our Winter DXpedition to Rocksprings, TX. They worked non-stop for 3
>> days....no problem.
>> I will have some of these available at the SE VHF Conference in Charlotte, NC in
>> April and the rest at Dayton in May. The prices PICKED UP are $35 each and will be
>> higher after Dayton. I DO NOT want to ship these things, as they are heavy. Anyone
>> living in my area can pick them up over here.
>> If you want to pick up some of these power supplies, get in touch with me via email
>> or phone....we can work something out...
>> 73 Marshall K5QE
>> Phone is 409-787-3830
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