[AMRadio] 6BE6


Jim Wilhite w5jo at brightok.net
Thu Jun 24 09:47:17 EDT 2004


Considering the tube is used as a mixer, it is important that the shield be
used as it is in all my RXs.  I am going to order something else in hopes
that will cure the problem.  I also notice the 6BY6 is an acceptable sub,
but don't know if it has the taller envelope or not.

For the longest time I wondered if my testers were bad.  I had a Hickok 600
before the current one and an I 377.  All them show most of the tubes low in
the range you mention.  Strange to me.

73  Jim
de W5JO

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Byron Tatum" <bjtatum at ev1.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Thursday, June 24, 2004 7:04 AM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 6BE6


> Hello-
>     I have noticed over the years that the 6BE6's I test when pulling
tubes
> out during restorations do seem to be reading lower on TV-7 tester.I
prefer
> to use the JAN 5750, and have some 5915's, but as I recall the 5915 is in
a
> taller envelope. I need to double check on the 5915's, have not tried any
> yet. Thanks, Byron WA5THJ





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