"And now for something completely different..."

Alberto di Bene dibene at usa.net
Mon Feb 15 18:03:36 CST 2010

On 2/15/2010 11:44 PM, Mike O'Dell wrote:

> why didn't they AM the signal when it was "small"
> and easy to do and then just use a linear final
> so all the muscle went into the signal instead
> of heating the modulation transformer?
> what am I missing here??

Because a linear power amplifier is much less efficient of a class C PA....
And you can plate-modulate a non-linear class C amplifier....

73  Alberto  I2PHD

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