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- Remoted Tube Type Amplifiers
Remoted Tube Type Amplifiers
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On 1/4/2021 10:57 AM, Jim W7RY via
Oh I know...
Tube type transmitters are NEVER run remotely without someone
present. (Except for the thousands of broadcast transmitters, AM
and FM and some very high power TV).
Really? How about adding some protection to said amplifiers.
On 1/4/2021 9:32 AM, Don Melcher
I’d be really nervous about running a tube amp remote. I’ve
always used solid state auto-tune amps - 2-KL, 4-KL and PW-1.
Icom has always been “remote friendly” with their CI-V and
Band Data I/O. It was possible to have a 160-10 station with a
500 w amp, tuner and remote antenna switch that simply needed
a single CI-V input and Audio I/O to whatever you were
interfaced to 35 years ago, be it an ACC ShackMaster or a
Commodore 64 based Comshack64 using RF links. It’s still
possible today (though the Icom EX-627 switch is long
discontinued). That’s why I’ve almost exclusively used Icom
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