Re: K3 power adjustment


Lyn Norstad
 

Jim -

What are you using for an antenna on 160?

73
Lyn, W0LEN

-----Original Message-----
From: Elecraft-K3@groups.io [mailto:Elecraft-K3@groups.io] On Behalf Of Jim Brown
Sent: Friday, April 23, 2021 1:33 PM
To: Elecraft-K3@groups.io
Subject: Re: [Elecraft-K3] K3 power adjustment

On 4/23/2021 10:30 AM, Bob McGraw - K4TAX wrote:
I just set my radio to 100 watts and forget it.
That's more power than is suitable for the HF bands. Most FT8/FT4 users
work in the range of 25W on the HF bands. I run legal limit with WSJT
modes only on 160M to work EU from my QTH near San Francisco, and for
weak signal work on 6M (meteor scatter, ionospneric scatter, tropo,
multi-hop E-skip).

73, Jim K9YC

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