Who Built the BC-696-A Transmitters?

doc kd4e at VERIZON.NET
Tue May 23 14:10:08 EDT 2006

> The crystal was used for calibration of the VFO and
> not for any mixing.  The "seeing eye tube" would close
> when the VFO was tuned to the crystal frequency thus
> indicating if the dial calibration was close enough.
> The VFO operated "straight through", that is, it
> generated the output frequency of the transmitter.
> Basically any crystal that has a fundamental within
> the range of the transmitter would work in terms of
> checking the calibration.
> Glen, K9STH

Thanks for the explanation!

I, of course, have 40M, and crystals to multiply up
to 6 & 2M but nothing in the junk box fundamental
between 3 & 4kc/MHz.

There's a Fest in St Pete this Saturday so will
see about picking up one there.

Thanks! & 73, doc kd4e  http://bibleseven.com
Ham Links: http://bibleseven.com/hl.html

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