[AMRadio] VFO vs XTAL

Geoff/W5OMR ars.w5omr at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 21:27:17 EDT 2007

Rick Brashear wrote:
> That what I think too, Geoff.  I'm driving or was trying to drive the GE
> BT-20-A.  I think I must have VFO problems.  I fed it directly into the grid
> of the buffer and it barely produced enough drive to register.  I am in the
> midst of double checking the buffer stage to be sure I haven't overlooked
> something.

I'd look at a schematic of a smaller rig (like a Viking II, or maybe a 
Globe King rig.. see how much input is required. 

Shouldn't the RF output of the VFO be capacitively coupled to the input 
of the buffer stage, anyway?

Driving your AM Rig without a scope, 
is like driving your car at night, without headlights. (K4KYV)

73 = Best Regards,

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