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Wow!!! Galaxy LC 998v most expensive export?

Discussion in 'CB and Export Equipment and Accessories' started by undertaker, Jul 12, 2017.

  1. Limeybastard

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    I learned in the small time that I've spent on here and experimenting that watts means nothing without at min a half decent antenna setup. Throw all the watts you want , just wasted energy. ( Talking out aloud to myself )


     
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    Im not sure about the heat on the FFB4, but on the N4 the heat aint so much the amp unit but the mosfet or whatever they are called that are mounted on the side of the chasis frame.
     
  3. Troubleshooter

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    Like I said, if they are tuned correctly heat will usually not be a problem, but most try to get the most watts out of them , heat then becomes an issue. I have heard a number of people were blowing mosfets in the N4 because of an improper tune... I could be wrong though...
     
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    Even low power it gets hot, fb754 region , noticable when amp cover removed. IMG_20170620_005523.jpg
     
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    Gotcha, they do run hot, I said that.. :) But if tuned correctly and not over driven with a very aggressive tune to squeeze every watt you can get, then heat usually will not cause an issue with blown mosfets or pills in the amplifier section..
     
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    Without a very aggressive tune to remove all the IMD it will get hot.
    It's a shame they couldn't spend a few extra bucks per unit and use beta matched transistors to eliminate some of that IMD.
     
  7. undertaker

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    That is why you get the radio from a reputable shop....
     
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    There's varying degrees of reputable also.
    The ones that think the laws of physics don't matter when it comes to taking precise measurements are the ones that slightly misalign every radio that crosses their bench even though they have good intentions.
    It stands to reason that if someone's bench isn't configured to take precise measurements then any adjustment they make will be slightly wrong.
     
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    you guys just don't get the finer points of Galaxy radio design.

    They design them to run hot on purpose. It serves to heat up the oscillator crystals faster in order to minimize drift. :whistle::whistle::whistle:

    LC
     
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