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devildog63
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PostSubject: easy way to check if oscillator is working   May 24th 2016, 6:09 pm

People may or may not know this little trick to see if the oscillator is working.
Using a transistor radio . Turn the transistor radio on and set it next to the antenna of the radio in question . Make sure the transistor radio is off station . Now turn the other radio and begin tunning it thru the frequencies. If the oscillator is working you should hear a high pitch squeal at some point in the transistor radio . If not then you know you have a problem in the converter/oscillator stage. I hope someone can use this.
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PostSubject: Re: easy way to check if oscillator is working   May 25th 2016, 2:48 pm

That also works for tube radios as well. Good tip!
Thankyou devildog63.

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PostSubject: Re: easy way to check if oscillator is working   June 3rd 2016, 9:06 am

Nice and simple check. Thanks! Smile
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