Bob Hardie W5UQ

Mailing Address
PO Box 1224
Magnolia, TX 77353

Shipping Address
28103 Nichols Sawmill Road
Magnolia, TX 77355


281-259-7877281-725-2113

SPE Expert 1.3K-FA
Linear Amplifier

Product Specifications

  • Powerful: up to 1.5 KW (1.3 KW) typ.
  • Very Light: Less than 20 lbs. (9.1 kg.)
  • Very Small: height 4.72" x width 11.02" depth 14.17", connectors included.
  • Wide Frequency Coverage: 1.8 Mhz to 50 MHz, including WARC.
  • Internal Switching Power Supply with Power Factor Correction.
  • No jumper changes necessary to work from 100VAC to 255VAC.
  • Manages 4 antennas automatically.
  • Automatically switches between 2 transceivers.
  • S02R operation.
  • Able to manage external set of Band Pass Filters.
  • ATU Built-In: bypassable per antenna and band.
  • Up to 3 antennas can be selected for every band.
  • Additional receiving antenna can be selected.
  • Drives directly up to 4 dynamic antennas (StepplR, Ultrabeam) for an easiest layout.
  • No relay contacts are switched when current is flowing due to special software.
  • QSK.
  • Fully remotable.
  • Remote control and all software upgrades fully available on SPE website.
  • USB and RS 232 ports.
  • 3 Selectable Power Output: MAX, MID (800 W), LOW (500W).
  • Very clean and low distortion signal.
  • Both inputs always perfectly matched.
  • Quiet Operation: 4 fans linearly controlled by power supply and power amplifier temperatures.
  • Fully protected.
  • Fully Solid State: uses only one new, very rugged device.
  • Over 30,000 lines of software for performances that cannot be found together in any other amplifier.
  • Two very fast CPUs.
  • CAT and Band Data compatible with all rigs on the market allowing control of antennas, bands, ATU matchings.
  • Available also without ATU, allowing significant savings.
  • Complete with heavy duty carrying bag, allowing carry-on to airplanes.
  • Certifications: CE, FCC.