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  1. rustyc

    rustyc Member

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    i have galaxy 979 with 75 watt mosfet up grade which amp would work with this radio i have been through 2 i am told it will take at least a texas star 500v because of the drive anybody anything else that would work


     
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    binrat WDX Club Coordinator Staff Member

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    I've had numerous TS and X-Force amps. I personally like the TNT series from X-Force. The TNT350HD would be a good one for it.
     
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    BammBamm Well-Known Member

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    Agree with Binrat on this. Those TNT amps are a great value for performance but don't knock TS either.
     
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  4. 75 watts pep SSB radio ..... texas star sweet 16 . about a 10 DB gain .
    similar to going from a typical 979 to one with a 2 pill behind it .
     
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  5. Oatmeal

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    Im running a MF 350 here and its a good amp...
    Ive had it now about 4 years now I guess...

    But its been used mostly on a power supply and used as a driver, does a great job....think one of these would be the best bang for the bucks, just my .02...
     
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    will you be talking Am mostly or SSB?
     
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    mackmobile43 Jock Supporter

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    Any amp with less than eight 100 watt output devices should not be considered.
     
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    i had a 93t kicking into a ts 500 and it was a great combination.the radio was doing around 80 watts.so that would be my pick.like binrat said,the tnt amps are good too.
     
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    Who did the radio for you and is it doing an honest 75 watts PEP? My money would be on the TnT 350 or TnT 600.
     
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  10. rustyc

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    bells cb did the radio meter shows 75 watts use am mostly
     
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  11. psycho

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    If you are running 80 watts into a Texas Star 500, how many finals/input resistors/variables have you blown in that amp. The 500s weren't designed for that drive.
     
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    Texas star sweet 16 would be perfect behind that radio if it was tuned properly.
     
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