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sonar br21

Post by 295 antenna » Thursday, 05 July 2018, 19:27 PM

hey I got a Sonar BR21 tube amp.I cant find much on it .i checked out cb trick and they have a manual . My question is how much power should i expect to see out of it. Im driving it with the browning so its 4 watts rms.
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Post by MDYoungblood » Friday, 06 July 2018, 5:08 AM

Good question. Back in the day the amp would put out around 200w on AM (SSB a little more), figuring the tubes (6JB6)(if they weren't replaced with 6JU6's) are older, my guess would be around 150 easy. A 6JB6 tube is rated at 35 to 50w.

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Post by 295 antenna » Friday, 06 July 2018, 7:35 AM

ok well the tubes are good i tested them and they are 6JB6's. what would the issue be if i was only getting 50 watts out? i followed the tuning directions also ?
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