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For Sale Ameritron AL-80B 1KW Amp

Discussion in 'Ham Radio Gear For Sale' started by K4XD, Oct 11, 2018 at 5:15 PM.

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  1. K4XD

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    I have for sale Ameritron's famous "desktop kilowatt" amp, the AL-80B.

    Ameritron rates this amp at 800W CW and 1000W PEP SSB. You can see the forward power reading of 800W I captured driving it with CW in the attached pix.

    The AL-80B uses a single 3-500Z tube which is still going strong. It will be pulled and shipped separately unless you request otherwise.

    I am the second owner of this amp, serial #15575. I've had several amps over the past eight years since buying this one, and it's been used about 15% of the time. Just bought an ALS-1306 and while I love the glow of that tube, I'm going solid-state because I'm mostly contesting and tuning slows things down a bit.

    The amp is clean and working well. It has been used in a non-smoking environment.

    The AL-80B sells for $1499 new, this one will be shipped in the US for $1095. If you're also interested in the QSK-5 external box, which I'm listing separately, let me know and we'll work a deal. The QSK-5 gives you full CW break-in with the AL-80B.

    73,
    Rowland K4XD

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  2. KC3PJ

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    Please email me concerning local sale possibility. Thanks.
     
  3. KC3PJ

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    OK. I got your response.
     
  4. WV8EZ

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    Interested in the amp if we could get together on meeting somewhere if you still have
     
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