[Boatanchors] Mobile/Small HF transmitter with Dual-tube finals?

qrv at kd4e.com qrv at kd4e.com
Wed Jun 26 20:13:00 EDT 2013

I think that other beam power tubes would work as well
e.g. 5763's, 6V6's, even 1Q5's or 3Q5's may be OK ...



I'm not sure what other tubes would be suitable.


> "Dual Finals" and "not a hernia maker" narrows down the field!
> All the 2x 6146 are pretty hefty as you know. Can't think of a dual 807
> factory built job...can anyone else?
> John K5MO
> At 07:00 PM 6/26/2013, qrv at kd4e.com wrote:
>> I'm looking for a transmitter with dual-tube finals.
>> Can y'all recommend a manufacturer & model to look for?
>> I don't think Morrow or Pierson or Elmac made one with
>> dual finals.
>> It needs to be compact, not a big ole hernia-maker as
>> I don't have a lot of spare op desk space.
>> QRP is fine.  At least 80, 40, 20m.
>> AM w/modulator w/push-pull output transformer would make
>> the intended mod easier - scroll down for BC-696 mod
>> http://kd4e.com/pp.html
>> CW is OK - just must have push-pull output amenable to
>> the same sort of mod. as shown in the BC-696.
>> Homebrew would be OK.
>> WDYT?


Thanks! & 73, KD4E.com

David Colburn - Nevils, Georgia USA

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