#### Re: RD16HHF1 in the uBITX

K9HZ <bill@...>

Well thats a loaded question.  Reflected power just means that the transistor must dissipate the power.  So at infinity SWR, the transistor(s) must be capable of dissipating all of it.  A 50 watt output radio with 50% overall efficiency needs to dissipate 50 watts in heat (input power 100 watts). So you work the problem backwards.  If i want 25 watts out (say PA is 40 % efficient) that means the total input power is 62.5 watts and 62.5-25= 37.5 must be dissipated in heat by the PA device... but that is at perfect SWR.  If the SWR is now 3:1, then since:

At Pf = 25, Pr would be 6.25 so the device needs to dissipate at least 37.5 watts from efficiency and another 6.25 watts in reflected power or 43.75 watts.  When I design TF amps, i use design such that you can transmit into a dead short (must take full reflected) and therefore the device(s) must be capable of dissipating full input power indefinitely.

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On Feb 4, 2018, at 11:06 PM, Leland Lannoye <wa9aoe@...> wrote:

Bill:

Sometime ago I read about a transistor that can handle a 65:1 SER. Do you know anything about the device?

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-------- Original message --------
From: K9HZ <bill@...>
Date: 2/4/18 23:25 (GMT-05:00)
Subject: Re: [BITX20] RD16HHF1 in the uBITX #ubitx

Two RD16HHF1 parts replacing the 510’s will do that.

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From: BITX20@groups.io [mailto:BITX20@groups.io] On Behalf Of Nick VK4PLN
Sent: Sunday, February 04, 2018 10:06 PM
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Subject: [SPAM] Re: [BITX20] RD16HHF1 in the uBITX #ubitx

I just wanna be able to output 5-10w on 28mhz.... not 1w... My QTH is pretty remote and without "decent" power, I wont get any contacts on >7mhz...

Might have to seriously consider an FT817, but the price.... lol.

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