Notes on using ATX power supplies to power transceivers

There are many articles on the Internet about modifying ATX-style PC power supplies for use as 12 volt bench supplies. This instructables article is a good example. I won't repeat most of the details here, but I will give some notes about amateur radio use of these supplies.

Advantages:

Disadvantages:

Rated 12V output varies widely even among supplies with the same wattage rating. Look for the highest 12V output you can find. 10A is pretty common but I managed to find one rated for 18A.

Basic connections to make the supply run:

RFI issues:

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