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Featuring Vintage & Used Amateur Radio Gear, Restoration Parts, and Many Hard to Find Items .  Swan and Drake power supply rebuild kits, receivers, transmitters, T/R relays and other cools stuff - including an HT-9 that belonged to Bill Halligan himself.

   Jim, KV0X, has announced a new Yaesu Hybrid net.Day: SundayFreq: 14.316 MhzTime: 1900ZThis new net begins right after the Kenwood Hybrid net....  READ MORE
- Bradley Stone (UncleBrad),  09/15/2019 
   (Provided by the AM Window Web site.  Cannot vouch for how often it is updated.)Nets are listed by day of the week, starting with those held daily....  READ MORE
- Bradley Stone (UncleBrad),  09/13/2019 
   The credit for coming up with the basic idea goes not to Grace Hopper, although she contributed to the language and promoted it, but to Mary Hawes. She was a Burroughs Corporation programmer who saw a need for a computer language. In March 1959, Hawes proposed that a new computer language be created. It would have an English-like vocabulary that could be used across different comput...  READ MORE
- Bradley Stone (UncleBrad),  09/09/2019 
   What better to watch the Moon landing on than your brand-new 1969 television set?RCA, Magnavox and Zenith all debuted new TV lines that year, each with their own unique selling point. Televisions themselves were no longer novel by 1969 (not even colour ones), and so manufacturers were forced to develop new features that could potentially entice people to part with even more of their hard-earned ca...  READ MORE
- Bradley Stone (UncleBrad),  09/05/2019 
   Philo Farnsworth hadn’t had much of a choice. He needed money in order to pursue his invention, and that was the only offer on the table. Investing in television would seem like a no-brainer today, but at its birth it was considered an extremely risky investment – not only had inventors been chasing the dream (and spending money) for over two decades, but they still hadn’t adequa...  READ MORE
- Bradley Stone (UncleBrad),  09/05/2019 
   The Tube was everywhere, and its influence over western society would only continue to grow toward the end of the 20th century, as multiple-television households, computers and video-game consoles became increasingly more commonplace, until being fully replaced by LCD displays in the early 21st. I can’t imagine what the world would have been like without the Tube – or maybe I can....  READ MORE
- Bradley Stone (UncleBrad),  09/05/2019 
   In this 50-year retrospective, we're not just looking at technology year by year, we're looking at technologies that had an impact on us, paved the way for the future, and changed us, in ways good and bad....  READ MORE
- Bradley Stone (UncleBrad),  09/04/2019 
   The GUI is a bit quirky, security-compromised and antiquated, but this site appears to support (along with SKCC) the Novice Rig Roundup.  You can arrange for skeds with online messaging.   To create  your profile, you have to log in (!).  Just make up a password and you're in....  READ MORE
- Bradley Stone (UncleBrad),  08/26/2019 
   Former Cubic employee shares some of his experiences and Swan products....  READ MORE
- Bradley Stone (UncleBrad),  08/14/2019 
   Windows -- originally codenamed Interface Manager -- was announced by Bill Gates in 1983, but didn't ship until 20 November 1985. Its first incarnation was as a front end for Microsoft's command-line DOS, or Disk Operating System.Windows 1.0 could only support tiled windows, but had desktop features such as the MS-DOS Executive file manager, Calendar, Cardfile, Notepad, Terminal, Calculato...  READ MORE
- Bradley Stone (UncleBrad),  07/03/2019 

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The FACOM 128B (Japan)

Technician keeps the 1959 computer humming.
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Bob, W9RAN, announces the VERSA-TR

Featured in the December 2018 issue of QST
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Check Out the National NC-183D!

Thanks to Jerry, K9GAS, for this superb example.
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W9RAN Restores an Eldico TR1-TV

Globe King competitor gets a new life.
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Build Your Own Altair 8800 Personal Computer

Go back to 1974 and the dawn of home computing with this Arduino-based kit
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SK: John Clemens, W0BD

Designer of the Mosley CM-1 Receiver

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