Classic High Power Linear Amplifiers : 11AM-Noon : Waterloo

John Firey W5ZG will cover kilowatt level amplifiers, featuring Classic amps by Collins, Henry Radio, and others.  Both HF, VHF amps will be discussed, along with discussion of various tubes used.





W5ZGJohn's career was related to aircraft and satellite reconnaissance between 1981-1997. Since then he has been designing simulation / visualization systems.

Previous calls: WN5HRI (in 1972), WB5HRI

His primary interests: Collecting and restoring vintage and historic tube/valve type gear, particularly Collins. Also likes restoring large Henry console amplifiers, VHF/UHF weak signal propogation: 50 - 432 MHz, HF DXing: Mostly low band CW 160 Meter contests, 6 Meter and VHF contests, QRP and VHF homebrewing, overseas travel with portable/backpack operating.

His interests also include antique / classic automobiles, and Edison cylinder phonographs.