Register Account

Login Help

Forum Home - Rules - Help - Login - Forgot Password
Members can access, post and reply to the forums below. Before you do, please first read the RULES.


Jul 13th 2016, 15:02


Joined: May 12th 2012, 23:56
Total Topics: 0
Total Posts: 0
When I tune my inverted v antenna on RTTY mode,I get the full 100 watts out. When I go to usb voice transmission, I can only get 30 watts max. Thank you. KC6BIU
Jul 13th 2016, 17:17


Super Moderator

Joined: Apr 4th 1998, 00:00
Total Topics: 0
Total Posts: 0
That is typically how most power meters in radios work--they lack the extra circuitry required to catch voice peaks, so the maximum they register is only only 25 or 30% of PEP.

Zack W1VT
ARRL Senior Lab Engineer

Back to Top


Instragram     Facebook     Twitter     YouTube     LinkedIn