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Discussion in 'General CB Services Discussion' started by Grogan, Dec 16, 2012.

  1. Grogan

    Grogan W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    Was wondering if anybody has seen one or tried one. I see they are at H&Y the 500 has 4 Mosfets and they claim you can drive it wit a 100 watt radio or a great match up for the RFX-75 Has cooling fan Hi Med Low auto SSB and power switch and pre-amp. 45amp draw seems like a lot for mosfets. Wonder who is makeing them Build quality etc.


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  2. mr_fx

    mr_fx Well-Known Member

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    I would guess erf7530s
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  3. Grogan

    Grogan W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    Yeah maby 4 of them, Would like some real info on these amps, inquireing minds want to know!
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  4. TonyV225

    TonyV225 Supporting Member

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    I have been thinking about this very same amplifier but want to call first and ask about frequency coverage.
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    n0zna W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    though of getting one for 10ssb with my 2950dx in the car...ya get one let me know what ya think,...73 de JW late note,really thinking on tx500v
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  6. Mudfoot

    Mudfoot Supporting Member

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    Watching
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  7. 9C1Driver

    9C1Driver Well-Known Member

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    Do these new mosfet amplifiers have a bias rating? Ya know like AB or B? Just wondering myself.
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  8. Grogan

    Grogan W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    Damm good question. Midnight special has a line of mosfet amps with lower prices than their transistor amps, Look at the rateings on this one.

    4 Mosfet Transistors GREAT matchup for any 100 watt radio or the RFX75 board
    1 built-in cooling fan
    Hi/Med/Low Switch
    Preamp Switch
    Auto-sideband delay
    400 watts peak power
    45 amp max draw
    Dim. L 7 1/2 W 6 H 3
    Input Drive: 2-18 watt carrier, 110 pep
    Out of box warranty against factory defects Export use only

    Price: $235.99


    Great match up for a RFX 75 radio or 100 Watt radio with 2 -18 watt carrier.
    Is this for Real?
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  9. Mudfoot

    Mudfoot Supporting Member

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    Well...

    Who's gonna call and ask?
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  11. 9C1Driver

    9C1Driver Well-Known Member

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    That's odd how the 300 model is rated at 15 amps draw........ and yet they claim 350 watts PEP. With that peak wattage number the draw should be around 30 amps. If it is AB then 109 bucks is a great price.
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  12. Grogan

    Grogan W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    Yes a great price if it were in stock! I am wondering about the input allowing an RFX 75 on the BC-500 model. Sounds to good to be true for a 225.00 amp. I could run it with the Omegaforce S45-HP or the RCI 2950-dx and not have to worry about setting the out-put of the radio. Just hit thre switch. And class AB... Way to good...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
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  13. 2RT307

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    The 500 would be right up my alley. Hard to beat the price if it's really AB biased. Very tempting!

    73,
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  14. Mudfoot

    Mudfoot Supporting Member

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    Can you have your wife order one so you can pop the cover and have a look see?:laugh:
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  15. Zman

    Zman K9FON

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    H&Y is just like Coppers, they never have anything you want in stock. I don't know why they don't have a real time website.. It would save a heck of a lot of frustration!!!
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