[AMRadio] VFO vs XTAL

Geoff/W5OMR ars.w5omr at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 21:51:44 EDT 2007

Rick Brashear wrote:
> I ran it through a small capacitor before the grid of the 828 buffer.  I
> appreciate the info Jim and Geoff on the output of the 122.  I thought it
> should be plenty hot to do anything I wanted.  I guess I'd better go back to
> crystal control and not take on another project of repairing the vfo at this
> time.  It was just for a test anyway.  I am supposed to get about 100 ma pa
> grid current and I'm only able to muster up about 65 ma.  However, I am
> getting the full 250 - 275 watts of RF out.  I just need to level it out a
> bit.

Don't give up yet... put a probe on the output of the vfo and measure it 
on your scope... make sure the VFO is working.

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

73 = Best Regards,

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