W1qj Lou King Conversions The Best

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W1qj Lou King Conversions The Best

Post by K4jrc » Thu May 27, 2010 1:17 am

I wanted to say a good word about Lou, he is a expert at taking hf amp and putting
it on six meters, his main line is the Heath Kit SB 220. I sent my 220 to him got
up dates had a quick turn around and the amp plays better than ever. His work is
first class. Check his call on QRZ and that will take you to his web site.

Steve K4JRC


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Post by KA9FOX » Thu May 27, 2010 12:18 pm

Lou did an SB-221 conversion for me last fall (2009) and I am super impressed. It was packed extremely well and arrived in perfect condition. The amp looks great inside and out. I'm very impressed and happy (and ready to work some DX this e-skip season!)

- Scott KA9FOX

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Post by N8ERM » Fri May 28, 2010 12:59 am

I too have one of the SB-220 King Conversions six meter amps. lou is the man. The amp is a beast. I run it at 1300 watts and it never complains.
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Post by W1QJ » Fri May 28, 2010 11:02 am

Steve, Scott, Terry, Thank you guys for the nice words about my conversions! Scott, it was nice to meet you out at Dayton this year. Talked to you quite a few times on 6 during the June contests. Good luck with the amp. Terry, nice to see you again too. You can see first hand what that kidney transplant did for me!! Thank you too for kind words about the conversions. Steve, good luck with the amp and I hope we have a great e-season. Lou
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Post by k5yy » Sun May 30, 2010 6:53 pm

I have the King Conversion SB220 amp and bought it from a ham who had Lou do the conversion last year. There were some issues, not Lou's fault, like the soft start board coming unglued and shorting out against the bottom of cabinet. Took out a resistor, blew fuses and even had a bleeder resistor develope an arc. Fixed most issues but Lou was helpful with his suggestions and even sent replacement resistors to get me up and running. The soft start board was reattached with double sided tape and I would suggest that after shipping or during extremely hot conditions, please check your soft start board attachment to the chassis underside. Lou was great in his concern for my amp and very responsive to my emails. I had purchased an amp from him, the old SB200 conversion he used to do, and he assisted with tuneup procedures on that amp.. Nice relationship with Lou and greatly appreciated on this end!!
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Post by KM5FL » Mon May 31, 2010 5:43 am

Lou and I have been friends for many years. His conversions are top notch.. I've bought stuff from him over the years and never had a problem of any kind with anything I bought..


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