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Pye SSB130M and F


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 A fixed channel HF transceiver designed around 1971 which operated on up to six fixed frequencies between 2.0 and 15.0 Mc/s at a power of 100 watts pep.  Primarily intended for ssb operation, CW and reinserted carrier AM facilities were also available. With the exception of the RF power amplifier, solid state devices are used throughout. Power supplies for 100-250 V ac, 12V dc and 24V dc were available.

Mobile (SSB130M) and fixed station (SSB130F) versions were available.

Information on converting for use on the UK Amateur 5MHz allocation is available here



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Full manuals

AC Power Unit SSB130 full manual (includes circuits)
DC Power Unit