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Meet WA4FTY ("Mr. Harvey Wells")
Bob Heil visits with C. Wayne Frazier

C. Wayne Frazier, WA4FTY, has built up a matching Harvey Wells receiver and amplifier.  See how he did it in this brief presentation submitted by Bob Heil, K9EID....  READ MORE

UncleBrad
08/15/2018
How-To
Cheap and Easy SDR Panadaptor for Older Receivers
Bob, W9RAN, updates the Heathkit HR-10 with SDR performance

Using the RANVerter low-cost SDR as a panadapter plus DSP-based 2nd receiver with a Heathkit HR-10 "beginners receiver". SSB and CW tuning is demonstrated using the receiver for tuning, and the SDR as a DSP back-end for filtering, demodulation, and audio....  READ MORE

UncleBrad
08/13/2018
How-To
The History of Cosmophone - Brian Harris, WA5UEK
Jonesborough, TN CE Meet (2016)

One of the most intriguing, but rare, radios of the late 1950s was the Cosmophone 35. Less than 100 were built and very few survive. Yet, it was a hallmark rig sporting dual VFOs and was the first all-band transceiver produced for the amateur radio market, beating out the Collins KWM-2 for that honor. Brian Harris, WA5UEK, is the foremost authority on these rigs. We hope you enjoy this piece of ha...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
08/07/2018
Events
Bob Heil's Pine Board Project
2018 Jonesborough, TN

Bob Heil set up a display of some of his products, including the Pine Board Project transmitter, which appeared in QST magazine and Ham Nation.  Lots of videos and construction resources can be found on the Heil Sound site: https://heilsound.com/amateur-radio-post/the-pine-board-project/(W9DYV Vintage Radio Event at the Central Electronics estate, Jonesborough, TN, July 2018)...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
07/23/2018
Events
Drake TR-8 Pre-Production Transceiver
2018 Jonesborough, TN

David Assaf, W5XU, presents a pre-production prototype for the R.L. Drake TR-8 transceiver, which was never produced.   This one has a serial number of XXX2. The bandswitch is missing.  (W9DYV Vintage Radio Event at the Central Electronics estate, Jonesborough, TN, July 2018)...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
07/23/2018
Events
Drake TR-8 Transceiver Early Prototype
2018 Jonesborough, TN

David Assaf, W5XU, presents an early prototype for the R.L. Drake TR-8 transceiver, which was never produced.  This one David calls the "TR-7B" because of the obvious evolution from the TR-7.  (W9DYV Vintage Radio Event at the Central Electronics estate, Jonesborough, TN, July 2018)  ...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
07/23/2018
Events
Bobby Hallicrafters W6OZI's Hamshack Tour- 2018

California Hammin' goes back for another visit to the hamshack of Bob Demarco- a.k.a. "Bobby Hallicrafters". Five years after our first tour, see what's new in Bob's collection.  I've been heavy into Hallicrafters for nearly 30 years, and I've never seen some of the radios that Bob has collected....  READ MORE

UncleBrad
06/03/2018
Events
Jeff, WA8SAJ on History of Swan Radio
2017 Jonesborough, TN

Jeff Covelli, WA8SAJ, gives a 1/2 hour presentation on Herb Johnson and the origin of Swan Radio Company.  Jeff, a ham since 1965, has had a long career in Avionics and consumer electronics  Today he is highly regarded as a go-to for information and repair of vintage AM and sideband gear.  Electric Radio features several of his articles.*** NOTE ***Audio quality is very po...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
12/23/2017
Events
W9DYV on History of Central Electronics (1993)
Founder & SSB pioneer Wes Schum addresses Society of Radio Operators

A one hour 1993 presentation by Wes Schum W9DYV, Central Electronics founder to the Society of Radio Operators (SRO) of Chicago. Wes gives his story about the company, how he started in ham radio, the development of SSB, involvement in WW II research, helping VOA when the USSR was jamming them, Art Collins' call for help and the taking over of Central by Zenith. He also mentions his retirement...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
12/09/2017
Events
Jeff, WA8SAJ on Wartime R.L. Drake History
2017 Jonesborough, TN

Jeff Covelli, unarguably one of the nation's foremost experts in vintage radio communications companies and their products, presents a forum on Collins Radio just prior to WW2, and how the war formed the direction of the company.*** NOTE *** Audio quality is very poor in this video. Bob Heil, who handled the audiovisual chores in the 2016 Jonestown event, was unable to help in the 2017 activit...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
07/24/2017
Events
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