New rig day!
OK, it's new to ME, not new from the factory.....
a Yaesu FT 747GX
its a mobile rig so it needs an external power supply. I STARTED with my atx supply salvaged from a PC.
According to the sticker on it, it's good for 15A. Sadly the 747 needs 20A.
When I first fired it up with the ATX, it was able to tx on cw and SSB but the report I was getting back were poor. if the CW drive was past 9 oclock (about 25%) ot was distorted, and if the SSB mic gain was above the same.... guess what? distortion again.
so rather than spend £100 of a scary big power supply, someone suggested a server supply..... allegedly good for 47A at 12v.......
next post will be a stand alont tutorial on that, but for now, it's all working well and I'm a very happy bunny!!