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Reviews Categories | Amplifiers: RF Power - HF & HF+6M | Galaxy 2000+ Help

Reviews Summary for Galaxy 2000+
Galaxy 2000+ Reviews: 2 Average rating: 3.5/5 MSRP: $450. (new in 1965)
Description: Galaxy 2000+ Linear Amplifier. Coverage 10-80 meters. A unique sweep tube amplifier!
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W5DC Rating: 2/5 May 20, 2010 07:08 Send this review to a friend
Poor cooling  Time owned: more than 12 months
This amplifier worked as advertised except that it had grossly inadequate cooling.

Dunc, W5DC
WA2TED Rating: 5/5 May 25, 2001 23:50 Send this review to a friend
Remarkable Sweep Tube Amp from the 60's  Time owned: 3 to 6 months
The Galaxy 2000+ is a unique sweep tube amplifier. Providing coverage for 10-80 meters the unit is compact with a very small RF desktop unit and small, but hefty power supply on a 3' cable. The Galaxy uses 10 sweep tubes! 6HF5 in parrallel producing 1350 watts out, key down. This amazing unit built from 1965-1968 sold for 450. when new. Today, 6HF5 are fairly common and the amp can be retubed to about 75.00! Not bad, 1.3kw for 75.00. Produces a remarkable linear signal with great audio reports. If found intact, grab it at about 250-300. Inexpensive to run, inexpensive to buy, inexpensive to retube. Unique circuitry even for its day, and yep, splatter free.

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