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Why Do YOU Use an Amplifier?

Discussion in 'Amplifiers' started by CyberRider, Sep 28, 2018.

  1. CB590

    CB590 W9WDX Member

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    Run the KL203 in truck, though it sitting idel till I fix the C29 limiter that was cut by prior owner and get down to 1.5w dk.. got the TS350 at home, waiting on my C148 to come back from an overhaul..


     

  2. 357magnum

    357magnum Sr. Member

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    jon , No worries . Don't be in a rush , Mother Nature has been sporadic . It's been months since those conditions . 73 & God Bless , Leo
     
  3. jon666

    jon666 Sr. Member

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    thanks hoping to get it all up by feb 1st is when i move
     
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  4. GTA61

    GTA61 Member

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    Is this an amp?:whistle:

    While rolling up thru GA,TN and KY last Friday night I turned it on.

    Some folks just ramble on and on and on.

    Idk wtf I'm doin but it's fun
    Sure seem to be a lot of clowns out there.
     

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  5. Staybolt

    Staybolt Well-Known Member

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    To walk on ducks. Lmao.
     
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  6. jon666

    jon666 Sr. Member

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    if i was to get a amp. it would have to be tube type.
    don't like transistor amps again my opinion
     
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  7. kopcicle

    kopcicle Sr. Member

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    IMG_2970.jpg
    GS35B
     
  8. drgrant

    drgrant Member

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    I have no problem with either but on a base setup preference would definitely be
    tubes, 3-500Z or large pls. Generally cleaner output, higher tolerance for unintended abuse, etc.

    For mobile use I would consider selling a kidney to have a dual BLF188XR LDMOS amp though, problem is all the BS you need to get to 48-50VDC...
     
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  9. kopcicle

    kopcicle Sr. Member

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    second alternator...
     
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  10. Robb

    Robb Yup

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    Well, the simple answer is: switching power supplies.
    Problem is, getting a clean one . . .
     
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  11. BJ radionut

    BJ radionut Supporting Member and 6m addict

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    With 4K+vdc B+...sweet!
    Though my 3-1000 or 4-1100 Glass amps do nicely, as well as my DRAKE L4Basher:whistle:
    Thinking about the GS35B for 6m build...since I have a couple here with custom made sockets.
    Just need to look at Xenia/Hamvention for the right "IRON" to make her "sing":LOL:
    All the Best
    Gary
     
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  12. 543_Dallas

    543_Dallas Sr. Member

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    I'd feel better of those meters had diodes across the terminals for added safety and if that chimney fit a little tighter.

    The gs35b is a good bang for the buck but I switched over to 8877s. I have a half dozen gs35b toobs that I need to do something with....good plate iron is expensive.
     
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  13. drgrant

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    Easier said than done, I typically drive sedans that don't have much space in the engine compartment for that sort of thing....
     
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  14. kopcicle

    kopcicle Sr. Member

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    gain linearity is an issue , AM...
     
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  15. kopcicle

    kopcicle Sr. Member

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    come on man! creativity :p
     
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