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    Malaysian Cobra 148GTL tune up

    Hi Guys I wanted to tweak my 148. I found this procedure.
    AM power is VR10. if running a linear, turn this down to 2 watts. if not, no more than 5 watts.
    SSB power is VR11. turn this up to 15 watts, no more.
    modulation is VR7. turn this all the way up, and dont clip any parts.

    Is this correct?
    And not to sound dumb. I can check the watts using the wattmeter on my swr meter with a 50 ohm dummy load on it and as I adjust ,keying the mike as I turn it up correct?

    Thanks

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    Last edited by whiteastro; 05-22-2020 at 04:29 PM.

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    be careful turning modulation up too high, you might cause distortion. A little at a time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by whiteastro View Post
    be careful turning modulation up too high, you might cause distortion. A little at a time.
    Thanks I will keep that in mind. I saw the youtube video it was a 29 ltd thats why I was trying to confirm with some one on it. I t looks like the pots are in the same place .I will give it a shot.

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