Re: ubitx - stop press

Jerry Gaffke
 

Hfsignals.com write-up also mentions that power out is 10 Watts up to 10mhz, falls off to 2 Watts at 30mhz.
It is tough to drive IRF510's at 30mhz, but the WA2EBY amplifier uses two IRF510's in push-pull
like this to give 40 Watts up through 30mhz from a 28v supply.  Perhaps we can borrow some of the
WA2EBY design to approach that kind of performance.  May require beefier caps and coils.
And maybe an additional driver stage. 
    http://www.golddredgervideo.com/kc0wox/wa2ebyamp/amppart1.pdf
    http://www.golddredgervideo.com/kc0wox/wa2ebyamp/amppart2.pdf

Also in the hfsignals uBitx write-up:  "TIA".
Not found in most dictionaries.
Means "Termination Insensitive Amplifier"
    http://w7zoi.net/bidirectional_matched_amplifier.pdf

Jerry, KE7ER


On Sun, Dec 10, 2017 at 10:18 pm, AndyH wrote:
Just the close the circle, so to speak.  Farhan has additional comments in the sales write-up for the µBITX:
The power chain uses four common plastic 2N3904s in push-pull as drivers. The 2N3904s have enough gain at 30 MHz. The 2N2219s tried  earlier were found to have low gain at higher frequencies.

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