[Boatanchors] R-270/BC-794 XTAL control
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Sun Aug 25 17:12:32 EDT 2013
Information on the "MC-531 Improvement Kit" which is the crystal oscillator
add-on to the BC-779 appears on page 88 of the 1948 version of TM11-866.
This version of the manual includes BC-794A and B in its coverage.
On Sun, Aug 25, 2013 at 10:02 AM, George Babits <gbabits at custertel.net>wrote:
> Yesterday I picked up an R-270/FRR; similiar to the BC-794 Super Pro.
> This unit was made byWickes Engineering & Construction Co. Never heard of
> them, has anyone else?
> The other "oddity" is a crystal control ocsilator on top of the tuning
> capacitor unit. This has position for 3 crystals (FT-171). On the front
> panel is a black plate with OFF, 1, 2, 3 positions and a "trimmer" to zero
> the crystal. Anyone have any information on that?
> The set is very dusty, but I got the power supply and cables with it.
> Unfortunately the BAMA site does not have a manual for either the R-270 or
> the BC-794. I have a manual for the BC-779 and will have to see what
> differences there are besides the frequency range.
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