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Astro Spectra TX power reduce

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Cow

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Is it possible to program an Astro Spectra that has a normal TX power of 110 watts and reduce the TX power to say 50? I don't have the CPS for this radio or I would be able to find out myself. Thanks
 

cmdrwill

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The transmitter design, Class C RF, does not run much below 2/3 power without problems like spurious emissions and over dissipation.
 

xmo

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Motorola specifications for the high power Astro Spectra are for a power output of 50 to 110 Watts, so reducing to 50 Watts is not a problem.

Reducing the power of any radio below what the manufacturer designed and specified it for can result in problems, so in this case, 50 Watts would be the lowest you should set the power to.
 
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