The new Viking "Courier" delivers full communication power —
rated a solid one-half kilowatt P.E.P.* input as a Class B
linear amplifier; one-half kilowatt input on CW or 200 watts
in AM linear mode; in a completely self-contained desk-top
package. The Viking "Courier" may be driven by the Viking
"Challenger" "Ranger," "Pacemaker" or other unit of
comparable output. Continuous coverage 3.5 to 30 megacycles
(bandswitched) — high efficiency pi-network output circuit.
Rotary tank coil and plate tuning capacitor are ganged to
single control and provide uniform loaded tank circuit Q
throughout operating range. Unique laboratory stability
tests assure an amplifier with exceptional overall stability
appreciably superior to other amplifiers. Fully TVI
suppressed and filtered; completely self-contained with
built-in power supply.
Cabinet type and dimensions are the same as the Viking
"Ranger," providing a very compact and neatly packaged desk
top layout when used together. Operating controls and meter
are easily accessible for operation and testing. Molded
rubber feet attached to cabinet base protect table top and
help to insure adequate ventilation.