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Old 06-26-2009, 10:55 PM
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Just wondering what would be the smallest tube amp would be watt wise? Is it the 4CX-250B? Possibly looking into a small tube amp for the base. I had a 4CX-250B box awhile ago. Just seeing if there is something smaller out there.
Should have stated this was for 11 meters with SSB capability.

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I've seen many single tube home brew amps. one 6LQ6 I believe, doing 40-50 watts. SSB is the addition of a delay circuit.

Manufactured smallest amp? I dunno
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RM makes the KLV-200 Base. It has a single EL509 tube and will do 100-125 watts SSB cleanly.
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I've seen many single tube home brew amps. one 6LQ6 I believe, doing 40-50 watts. I dunno
i saw a 50 watt tube amp on the bay last night.

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Yeah,
I'm just looking to get out of the mud if need be. 100-150W should do the trick. Don't want to disturb the neighbors, you know.
The KLV looks like a nice little amp. 220V though. I would need to run a dedicated circuit.

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I'm just looking to get out of the mud if need be. 100-150W should do the trick. Don't want to disturb the neighbors, you know.
The KLV looks like a nice little amp. 220V though. I would need to run a dedicated circuit.
The model that is sold here in the US is 110 volt, not 220.
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Does the KLV-200 vip need to be modified for 11 meter use. This would be the perfect amp for my shack. I could also use it on HF.
Also, availability. Know locations of US sales?
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I know this is an old post, but i have a Kris Boomer two tuber, 60 watts or so low drive 11m amp with good tubes. Got it from 15minigrass. Works great. That is about the smallest I have seen.

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