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Not Sure What to Do Buy a AT6666 or buy i heater.

Discussion in 'CB and Export Equipment and Accessories' started by CrazyD, Jan 3, 2018.

  1. CrazyD

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    well i was thinking of getting a anytone 6666 because it has about 60+ watts out on SSB but i already have a AT5555 so here it is should i buy a 200 watt heater for the at5555 or buy a AT6666 the AT5555 is a V6 so its current but low power out.


     

  2. 9C1Driver

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    If you want to make an improvement people will notice go with a small amplifier. Changing from a 30 watt radio to a 60 watt radio will give you 1/2 an S unit. A nice 200-250 watt amplifier would be nice for you.
     
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    Get this "heater," comes with extra 10 Ohm Resistors. You'll be blowing smoke on da band!
     
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  4. Tallman

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    Safe Sex optional.
     
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    KL203 will get you 100+ SSB for under $70. A lot cheaper and more power than buying a radio that isn't much different than the one you already have. Heater all the way.
     
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    Just be sure that you do not dead key more than 2 watts into the KL-203 and don't swing more than 5 watts. KL-203 amps are cheap and as long as you don't overdrive it they work fine.
     
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  7. CrazyD

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    thanks for the input guys i think i got my answer i got a 50 amp power supply will it run a 200-300 watt heater ?
     
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    It should max out at 600 watts.
     
  9. CrazyD

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    sounds good to me i think i might get a 300 watt then half what the supply can produce and use my old 12amp power supply on the radio
     
  10. 9C1Driver

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    On a base 250-350 watts is plenty. Beyond that if you want a big improvement work on your antenna system. I'd rather run a KL203 off an IMAX at say 80 feet then a 600 watt amp at 20 feet.
     
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    I love when Box Builders lock horns LOL!
     
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  12. CrazyD

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    i have some big trees but i use a A99 i would love to get a IMAX but not sure if its worth upgrading.
     

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