[AMRadio] HR-10 problem

Brett gazdzinski brett.gazdzinski at verizonbusiness.com
Mon Apr 10 10:07:27 EDT 2006

Maybe the tube is out of bias, to much screen voltage, 
or some resistor has changed value and the LO tube
voltage is varying around?
Maybe check things with the DMM?
Or maybe the bfo is changing, not the LO??


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> Sent: Monday, April 10, 2006 9:49 AM
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> Subject: [AMRadio] HR-10 problem
> Hi,
> I am running an HR-10 RX in my shack outside and am wondering 
> how to cure an 
> annoying fault. Or, this may be bad design, but I don't 
> remember this from when 
> I was a kid.
> When i turn up the RF Gain, and end up close to full on it, I 
> get a shift down  
> in frequency of the CW note. So far that I have to retune the 
> BFO to get it 
> back.
> The RF Gain is in series with the Cathode of the first RF 
> stage of the RX.
> perhaps a Zener diode to cure it?
> And if so, I guess I should measure the voltage someplace and 
> clamp with a 
> zener, but then again, I would be modifying the whole circut.
> Anyone know how to fix this?
> Best 73,
> Alan
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