[AMRadio] Octal Sockets.... more Ranger stuff


Bob Bruhns bbruhns at erols.com
Sun Oct 22 14:33:03 EDT 2006


Jack -

It looks to me as though a previous owner broke a few socket pins doing some repair or modification.  It looks like a typical
socket, so you should be able to replace the contacts and fix the problem.

Since you will be rewiring the sockets, you might want to check around and see if there might be a preferred socket pinout that is
different from the original.  It may be that someone came up with wiring to allow a larger selection of plug-in modulator tubes.

  Bacon, WA3WDR

>  http://schmidling.com/r_mod.jpg    the bottom of the mod tube sockets
> http://schmidling.com/r_mod1.jpg   the way the top looked
> http://schmidling.com/r_xtal.jpg  the crystal socket area



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