[Boatanchors] R-270/BC-794 XTAL control
gbabits at custertel.net
Sun Aug 25 19:07:36 EDT 2013
Thanks toall who responded. After hearing froma few folks I dug out my
BC-779 manual (TM-11-866) and found that the information was all there. I
should have looked there first. Had never seen one of the crystal
oscilators installed before this one.
Thanks and 73,
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chuck McGregor" <cbmcgr at gmail.com>
To: "Boatanchors List" <boatanchors at puck.nether.net>
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Sent: Sunday, August 25, 2013 3:12 PM
Subject: Re: [Boatanchors] R-270/BC-794 XTAL control
> Information on the "MC-531 Improvement Kit" which is the crystal
> 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.
> Chuck K7MCG
> 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
>> 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
>> 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
>> 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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