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Old 10-28-2020, 01:05 PM   #21
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Default Re: Quark FALCON 1000 KW FM Transmitter - Alarm LED illuminated

Weird they went for a third party first instead of going straight for warranty service.

Do they have a spare transmitter? I would hope they would...

It's a pity RF transistors are so fragile...
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Old 10-31-2020, 03:01 AM   #22
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Default Re: Quark FALCON 1000 KW FM Transmitter - Alarm LED illuminated

With a sufficiently bad impedance miss-match it is quite possible to have very high voltages coming back down the feed line, this tends to be what causes damage in a high vswr reflected RF scenario.
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