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  1. AudioShockwav replied to the thread I have to learn not to click "Buy It Now".

    If you can get it back together and working properly it will be a good radio. I had one that served me well for years. 73 Jeff

    Jan 21, 2019 at 5:03 AM
  2. nomadradio replied to the thread Galaxy Saturn Turbo low transmit power (Amp board issue).

    Best clue is the main circuit-board number printed in the white mask paint on the component side. If it's "EPT2950" followed by two...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 4:57 AM
  3. TM86 posted a new thread.

    I have to learn not to click "Buy It Now"

    So I bought a TRC-448. Actually a pair of them. One of them had been treated rather rudely. [ATTACH] Seems a previous owner had...

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    Forum: General CB Services Discussion

    Jan 21, 2019 at 4:47 AM
  4. nomadradio replied to the thread Galaxy Saturn Turbo voltage increases on transmit.

    One last word about that type base station. It has a factory-installed hazard that's worth addressing. You wouldn't hook up a barefoot...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 4:47 AM
  5. nomadradio replied to the thread Tram D201 original VOX radio. Learned a new trick . Really!.

    I second the motion on the skinny-straight sided 6L6GC tubes. The first ones we encountered were made in the USSR. Not "Russia". They...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 4:41 AM
  6. sonoma replied to the thread Fc347 frequency counter... Intall on president McKinley.

    try hooking the coax center lead to R184 and see what it does. that is a location a guy on ebay recommends for this radio. his name is...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 4:38 AM
  7. Lkaskel replied to the thread Galaxy Saturn Turbo low transmit power (Amp board issue).

    That was close. The parts layout for the amp board was similar but not exact. Also, there was no schematic for the amp. Thanks for...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 4:34 AM
  8. red97k1500 replied to the thread Fc347 frequency counter... Intall on president McKinley.

    These links are where I got the info to do the mods to the counter. three of them are YouTube videos. The first one is where I got the...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 4:24 AM
  9. 70cst replied to the thread Noise-Cancelling Speakers: Who uses them?.

    Thanks folks - Appreciate your input.

    Jan 21, 2019 at 3:59 AM
  10. NZ8N liked nomadradio's post in the thread Tram D201 original VOX radio. Learned a new trick . Really!.

    First time I became aware of the need for a common "zero voltage" ground point was looking inside commercial tube-type PA amplifiers in...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 3:56 AM
  11. NZ8N liked nomadradio's post in the thread Tram D201 original VOX radio. Learned a new trick . Really!.

    Uh, yeah. A full-wave rectifier like the Tram uses for the B+ supply produces two ripple peaks for each 60-Hz cycle. A 'hum' problem...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 3:53 AM
  12. NZ8N liked nomadradio's post in the thread Tram D201 original VOX radio. Learned a new trick . Really!.

    That's the deal. A better ground point for the volume/tone control. There was a small voltage difference between the ground lug the...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 3:51 AM
  13. NZ8N liked nomadradio's post in the thread Tram D201 original VOX radio. Learned a new trick . Really!.

    You would think that after 44 years I would have learned all the tricks to fix design quirks in a radio like the original "VOX" Tram...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 3:50 AM
  14. NZ8N liked Slowmover's post in the thread Noise toy box design questions.

    It’s all about timing. There are days you’re dragging along westbound on IH20 across the 100-miles of the D/FW MetroHex. 106F and the...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 3:46 AM
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