[AMRadio] Scopes

Mahlon Haunschild mahlonhaunschild at cox.net
Thu Jan 13 06:52:34 EST 2005

I just use a general-purpose oscilloscope.  The "RF sampler" is a length of
RG-174 with about 3/4" of the shield removed from one end & then stuck
through a cabinet hole near the PA in my Valiant. The resulting 
capacitive probe works fine & is cheap to boot.


Mahlon - K4OQ

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> Message: 3
> Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2005 02:22:17 -0500
> From: Peter Markavage <manualman at juno.com>
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Scopes
> To: amradio at mailman.qth.net
> Message-ID: <20050113.022509.3280.3.manualman at juno.com>
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> Almost any old scope will work that doesn't billow smoke when you turn it
> on. Heath, Eico, Paco, a no name flea market treasure, and all the way to
> the whiz Tek and HP models. Some RF sampling into the vertical plates and
> you're in business.
> Pete, wa2cwa
> On Wed, 12 Jan 2005 21:17:39 -0700 "RICHARD W GILLESPIE"
> <rwgillespie at msn.com> writes:
>>I would like to get a good but not too expensive scope to monitor 
>>on my Valiant and Ranger. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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