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Collins S-2 Line
N0SAP, Slidell LA

The Ellusive Collins S-2 Line - David Beckler, NØSAP.  David displayed these beauties in the 2018 Jonesborough, TN W9DYV gathering....  READ MORE

UncleBrad
09/12/2019
Events
Pouring the HBX-48 Base
See Details in Gallery!

Tom Pfaehler supervises the pouring of 18000 lbs of concrete into the 4' x 5' x 5' hole for the tower base.  ...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
08/24/2019
How-To
2019 AM Get Together w/N6TLU
Sturgis, Michigan

Terry, N6TLU, once again has produced a video of the annual AM meet in Sturgis, Michigan.  This swap meet is hosted by KI8BQ, Gary, and his gorgeous QTH just north of the Indiana line....  READ MORE

UncleBrad
07/30/2019
Events
America's rural radio stations are vanishing...
and taking the country's soul with them

<iframe title="vimeo-player" src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/218891983" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2019/jun/06/radio-silence-how-the-disappearance-of-rural-stations-takes-americas-soul-with-themLucke pulls on a Steeler’s jacket and a baseball cap o...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
06/08/2019
Lost Technologies
The Incredible W9EVT Station
You've seen him on QRZ.COM, now see the video!

George has been only the air since 1938, and operates this amazing station from Washington Island.  Don't miss all the pictures posted on his QRZ.COM profile....  READ MORE

UncleBrad
04/04/2019
How-To
LaserDisc - The DVD of the 1970's!

If you have never seen one of these machines, and the amazing video & audio quality they produced, you're missing somethng: uncompressed analog video.  Yet, these devices came out years before the DVD - and several years before the original CD!  LaserDiscs were twelve inches wide, just like LP records.  Indianapolis was home for the production of much of the hardware an...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
04/04/2019
Events
Rarest Heathkit of Them All?
SS-8800 From 1979

[This is the first video in a series by Bob, W9RAN, a former Heathkit technician]Designed in the late 1970's this was the first synthesized HF tranceiver KIT made by Heathkit ... Design was completed and three were assembled in the Heathkit factory in 1979 . The world amateur radio conference in 1979 added the 30 ,17,and 12 meter bands for use by amateurs so the SS8000 was obsolete before it w...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
03/29/2019
How-To
W5XU and K5EF w/classic Drakes
2018 Jonesborough, TN

Dave, W5XU and Nick, K5EF, making contacts at the Jonesborough, TN gathering, July 2018....  READ MORE

UncleBrad
03/26/2019
Events
Drake 8-Series Prototype Closeups
W5XU display, Jonesborough, TN 2018

Dave, W5XU displays the Drake TR-8 prototypes as well as the matching L-85 linear amplifier. This is what was coming when R.L. Drake decided to terminate its amateur radio products....  READ MORE

UncleBrad
03/26/2019
Events
K5EF 2500L Broadband Amp
2018 Jonesborough, TN

Built by Nick Tusa, K5EF, this beautiful amplifier exploits the "Mysterious" Batchelor Broadband Coupler, which enabled the first no-tune, broadband amp design used in the 100V.  This potted device was explained by Nick, but was a real mystery in the 1950s to Central Electronics' startled competitors.  Per Nick:"This is a desktop 2500L that I had designed and intended ...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
03/26/2019
Events
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