Re: Unused Unloved K2RIW Amp
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Hi Alwyn I have seen 2 different amps for 2m recently for sale with a 3cx800. One had a soft tube. Other was working . Neither with a spare. I am not a betting man so did not even make an offer
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From: "alwyn.seeds1" <a.seeds@...>
Date: 16/06/2021 15:13 (GMT+00:00)
To: "UK Microwaves groups.io" <UKMicrowaves@groups.io>
Subject: Re: [UKMicrowaves] Unused Unloved K2RIW Amp
Yes, I have seen that the Eimac 3CX800A7s are now $1,200 each plus shipping, VAT and import charges.
The NOS batch I bought were a bit cheaper, but scarcely cheap.
Thus, the impolite expression I uttered when I destroyed my first one by not using the heaters only conditioning trick
reflected the pain to my wallet, as well as my surprise as I dodged the jet of flaming nichrome from the safety resistor.
Taught me a lesson, that I will not forget.
Anyone have recent experience of the Chinese ones sold under multiple brands including Thomson CSF?
Alwyn Seeds, Director
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