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Sell & Buy or Trade and Donate to our Members, Old-Used-Antique and Vintage Radios, Parts, Books & Schematics and Test Equipment.


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Amateur Radio

This is the forum for Ham radio equipment, New and Old, talk about meetings, contests, experiments, technical issues and general Ham radio topics. Even if you aren't an amateur please browse this forum a lot of ideas are related to Antique radios.
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Looking for some guidance...
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Boat Anchors and Shortwave Receivers

Equipment that doesn't fit in normal consumer style radios. Considered to Be Boat-Anchors, No Advertisements.
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Antenna ideas anyone?
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Club notices & upcoming events

Post any Radio related Events Here.


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Puyallup hamfair Upcoming...
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Computer Issues

This section is for computer solutions, and problems.
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posting pictures
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Crystal Radios

These radios were the forerunners of tube and transistor radios, post your questions, finds and general banter about Crystal Radios Here.
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Crystal sets now and then...
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Electronic Formulas, Theory, and applications

Examples of using calculators in calculations of resistance, capacitance,inductance, impeadance, voltage, current, phase, mostly simple and some complex formulas used.

Using Slide Rules, Graphs and Graphing charts, Rules of Thumb.


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Hints & Kinks

If you have a new way (or yes even old) post it here, suggestions and shortcuts to help make repairing those pesky and bothersome problems.

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Another Few Hints to Star...
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Radio Cabinet, and chassis Refinishing

Repairs on Old Wooden and Plastic cabinetry-chassis-parts, finishes, glues, tools, chemicals. No Advertisments.
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Marconi model 85
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Radio Repair Bench

Do you need Help? This is where Bench-work assistance for working on Radios is requested (and given). No Advertisement's.
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Pilot light makes radio s...
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Radio Parts Index



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Review of Sal's Capacitor...
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Radio parts, Tools, and supplies.

Information and questions specifically on Tubes, Transistors, Transformers, resistors, coils, chokes, Capacitors, Soldering tools, solder and cleaning supplies.
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Introduction to radio Com...
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Ballasts

Ballasts are discussed and are used along with resistors and resistance line cords, to limit voltage in heater strings.

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Ballasts in radios
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Batteries

Batteries are the discussion topic here and covers, voltages, currents, charging, types, and even construction. Life expectancy and testing methods.

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Cleaning Battery Contacts...
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Capacitors

What are capacitors and their uses, types, polarity issues and substitutions.

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Capacitor types
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Connectors

All types of Connectors, power, spade lugs, strips, jacks, plugs, pins

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Connector ID by Pictures...
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Dial Lamps

Dial and indicator Lamps, sizes and applications.

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Dial Lamp Colors
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Electrical Meters

Voltage, current, and wattage meter types, sizes and scales used. Methods of adapting to needs. Conversions from one type of measurement to another by shunts and resistors.

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The Superior, Model 670-A...
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ElectronTubes

Function of electron tubes, application and designs, substitutions and tube reference sources.

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Tube Filament layout in A...
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Hardware

Hardware includes fasteners, making needed parts and tools to use, and applications.

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Coax Feed through Bushing...
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Manuals and schematics

Post Links to Printed Material and online Files, such as PDF and Graphics of schematics or associated Radio Publications HERE!


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Introduction to radio Com...
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Misc.

Miscellaneous Items and things not covered under parts already listed.

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Stay Alive, V2.0
11/13/2016, 6:32 pm
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Radio Vibrators

Vibrators are used in some portables that were used where only batteries were available and no commercial power existed especially in rural and Farming communities. These were also used in automobiles till the advent of low voltage tubes (called cold cathode) and transistors. Types and part numbers, repair and designs are discussed.

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Radio vibrators
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Resistors

Resistors, their construction, types, composition and wattages, and voltages discussed here.

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Resistors,rheostats,poten...
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Solid State Devices (Transistors, I.C.s ect.)

Topics are listed alphabetically by part type and byOldest Post first


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Don't always trust that D...
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S.S. Diodes

Signal Diodes, Power rectifiers, Bridge rectifiers.


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Zener diodes
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I.C.s

Radios on a chip, Integrated circuits
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LM3820 chip..........
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Transistors

Germanium, Silicon, Bi-Polar, Un-Junction, FETs.


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Wire Strippers
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Transformers and coils

Air and Iron core, and ferrite core types, chokes and baluns, Variacs, isolation, current regulators, high and low voltage designs and application topics.

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Baluns and its uses
10/30/2014, 3:55 pm
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Wire data



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What is pushback wire?
5/4/2016, 7:24 pm
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Radios -Tube type

General Radio discussion's Old Wooden Consoles, plastic and wooden Tabletop and tube portables. No Advertisement's.
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Re Antique Radio,s
2/16/2017, 9:32 am
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Radios - Transistor types

Welcome to Our Transistor section, this includes radios, phono, amplifiers and data.
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5/31/2016, 2:12 pm
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Radio Related Links

Places that maybe Helpful on the Web, and Antique and Electronics oriented parts suppliers. Reference and other directly related Tips. No Advertisments.
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Reference Materials

http://www.pdclipart.org/albums/Small_Icons/thumb_small_book_tiny_10.pngRadio related Schematics, Diagrams, Books, and suggested Downloads of these and other relevant items are encouraged here. No Advertisement's.
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How to read the RIDERS Tr...
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Rag Chewing

General non specific topics. No Advertsments!
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Great find for me yesterd...
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Test Equipment

Test Equipment such as Oscilloscopes, Decade Boxes, Power Supplies, Tube and Transistor Testers, Multimeters (VOMs), Vacuum Tube Voltmeters, Signal Generators, Signal tracers, Variacs, Grid Dip Oscillators, Calibration Standards, Resistance and RCL Bridges, Watt-Meters, Dummy Loads, Attenuators, are discussed Here.

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