Flex 5000 fold back settings

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At what swr on the 5000 does the radio fold back power and can that setting be changed
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joe camilli

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Dudley - WA5QPZ, Elmer

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Joe,
The radio is good to a 3:1 SWR,  and is terminally protected at 90C.  At which it will cut back to 25% of power level,   but if the SWR is less than 3:1 ,  you might never see 90C in the Information window if your fan is working correctly .  The PA devices are good to 150C  .
73,DudleyWA5QPZ