Homebrew Tx Inquiry (6L6 on pieces of wood)
Nigel Holmes 03 9626 1914 fax 03 9626 1917
HOLMES.NIGEL at ABC.NET.AU
Mon Jun 25 01:55:32 EDT 2001
Yes, it's the one in the 1949 ARRL handbook & probably others too
- and it crushes quartz as well as any stamping battery - must've
been inspired by a crystal manufacturer. A better period
candidate would be the "Jones oscillator" c. 1938. Use a 6A6 or
6N7 for authenticity or a 6SN7/12BH7/12AU7 etc. (not that you'll
ever see a Jones' designed circuit in an ARRL publication...)
A really sweet Jones tx could be built around an 832 and still
meet the spec for a basic introductory rig.
Of course this is deviating from the BA theme & heading for that
wonderful GB reflector.
73 Nigel VK3ZNQ
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