[amsat-bb] Re: Yaesu 847 power supply -linear vs. switching

Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF nigel at ngunn.net
Fri Feb 18 10:53:41 PST 2011

My preference is for big linear supplies but perhaps I'm just an old fogey that prefers traditional design.

On 18-Feb-11 18:44, zach hillerson wrote:
> I purchased a Yaesu 847 for both satellite and HF work.  Since this is my 1st base-style transceiver I am now in need of a power supply.  I was originally considering the Astron RS35M and am curious if linear or  switching is the proper choice?  Is there a Amsat BB favorite between switching and linear?
> Thanks for any help!
> Zach
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