[AMRadio] Re: Converting old 1.8-4.0 MHz AM Marine Radios


W7QHO at aol.com W7QHO at aol.com
Thu Sep 9 21:11:53 EDT 2004


In a message dated 9/9/04 5:00:41 PM, Kim.Elmore at noaa.gov writes:


> Now, this last part got me to wondering: were regenerative receivers made
> and used commercially in shipboard service within living memory? 
> 

Oh yes, particularly in the LF/MF range.   The RCA AR-8510 (15 to 650 kc) 
being one example which was standard on the on the WW2 Victory ships.   Also, the 
Navy used the RAK and RAL regens which together covered 15 kc to 22mc up into 
the 50s.

Dennis D. W7QHO
Glendale, CA



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