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Comments by: C BAILEY@IS@211EIS
I own an Icom IC-726 same version of the 725 except it has 6 meters. There
is a low power adjustment pot inside the rig. I have set mine at 5 watts.
The factory puts this at about 7 to 10 watts. You may use the circuit you
read about, which uses the ALC circuit. I have researched this, but I do not
recall if the voltage required is + or -. If you have more questions, please
reply. I will check my service manual info.
72 de Cameron, KT3A.
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Date: Wed, 4 May 1994 17:07:54 -0700 (PDT)
From: Alan Kaul <email@example.com>
Subject: ALC Adjustments to enable QRP
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An April 1990 issue of QRP Quarterly -- in WA8MCQ's Idea Exchange --
refers to a July '89 QQ issue which discusses using a small
battery, a switch, and a pot connected across the battery to ground which
then connects thru the wiper to the ALC input stage of transceivers.
The circuit -- introducing artificial ALC voltage to the rig -- enables
very fine adjustments in the ALC feedback voltage to enable QRO
transceivers to reduce power down to QRP levels. Anyone out there know if
it'll work with an ICOM IC-725? And whether the voltage required is
positive or negative?
Thanks, 72 de alan
[<Alan Kaul, W6RCL>] firstname.lastname@example.org
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