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ALPHA
C*-ALPHA 89 92490008-VA1

Factory Reconditioned Alpha 89 with Factory warranty - Shipped directly from RF Concepts, Inc.

Start Date: September 30, 2012 at 6:00 AM EST
End Date: October 07, 2012 at 6:00 AM EST

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Auction Information
Preowned Alpha 89 is ready for immediate delivery. This unit comes with a 3 month warranty on the amplifier and the tubes. This amplifier is in good condition.

Shipping will be at a flat rate drop shipped and insured directly from the RF Concepts, Inc. factory. All work done on this amplifier was done professionally by the technicians at the RF Concepts, Inc.

We will ship this item at $175.00 within the lower 48 US States.

International Shipping is available and will be calculated upon request. Please determine these costs BEFORE bidding as this is physically very heavy item.

Taxes will be collected in addition to the auction final price for those in states where me must collect sales tax. These states are GA., VA., CO., CA and AZ.


Detailed Product Description

Alpha 89 SN 92490008 in good condition.  This one is a workhorse!  Amplifier is very clean.  It will ship with a 3 month RF Concepts warranty on the amplifier and on the tubes. 

Frequency Coverage: A l l amateur bands 1.8-29.7 MHz* plus most non-amateur frequencies
6.0-19.0 MHz and 20-30 MHz.

* NOTE: FCC rules do not permit new amateur amplifiers to be operable on 24-30 MHz as delivered
within the U.S. & possessions. Owners who send ETO Customer Service a photocopy of their authorizing amateur license will promptly be provided information on "unlocking" 12 and 10 meter
coverage.

Band Change & Tuning: Manually controlled by the operator.

Power Output: 1500 watts PEP, keyed CW, or continuous carrier, no time limit. Auxiliary
cooling fan (optional) recommended for high duty cycle continuous operation.

Drive Power: Typically 50-60 watts for full rated output.

Input VSWR: < 1.5:1 within amateur bands; < 2:1 elsewhere.

Tube Complement: Two Eimac 3CX800A7 triodes in grounded grid.
 
T/R System: Heavy duty PIN diode switch Switching time approximately 1 mS. Enclosed
mechanical bypass relay.

ALC: Grid-current-derived, adjustable to -10V maximum.

Harmonic Output: Better than 55 dB below rated output.

Intermodulation: Better than 36 dB below rated output.

Fault Protection: Plate overcurrent, grid overcurrent, high reflected power (load VSWR), T/R
mis-sequencing, gain (i.e., severe mistune or RF arc), overdrive, other.

Displays: Dedicated L E D bargraphs for peak Pout, Prefl, and Ig, plus switched bargraph for
average Ip, HV, T U N E indicator, drive power, and load VSWR.

Cooling: Full cabinet ducted-air, rear intake/top exhaust Floating blower mount for quietest
operation.

Primary Power: 190-250V (200,220,240V nominal taps), 50-60 Hz, single phase; fused 20A.

Size & Weight: 17.3"W x 7"H x 16.5"D (439 x 178 x 419 mm) excluding controls, feet &
connectors; 75 lb. (34 kg) net.