[AMRadio] A meter for a Heathkit SB-230 amp?


Bob Macklin macklinbob at msn.com
Sun Aug 3 18:16:04 EDT 2008


CalRad still sell them.

Ocean State electronics did stock them. CalRad has many local distributors.
Check the CalRad site.

Bob Macklin
K5MYJ
Seattle, Wa,
"Real Radios Glow in the Dark"

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From: <sbjohnston at aol.com>
To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>; <glowbugs at piobaire.mines.uidaho.edu>
Sent: Sunday, August 03, 2008 3:06 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] A meter for a Heathkit SB-230 amp?


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> Ah-ha... it looks like I can adapt one of the inexpensive 1.75" (45mm)
> square panels meters into the SB-230 very nicely.  But I don't have any
> more of them.  Anyone have a 1 ma FS meter of this type?  They were
> sold under names like Calrad, Argonne, Lafayette, etc  sometimes just
> said JAPAN on them.
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> I suspect they are still made new as well... but don't see a source
> online yet.
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> Steve WD8DAS
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> sbjohnston at aol.com
> http://www.wd8das.net/
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: sbjohnston at aol.com
> To: amradio at mailman.qth.net; glowbugs at piobaire.mines.uidaho.edu
> Sent: Sun, 3 Aug 2008 3:58 pm
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] A meter for a Heathkit SB-230 amp?
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> Jason wrote:
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> >zzzDOINK!
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> I didn't break the meter, honest.  It was like that when I bought the
> amp.  See...The power supply isn't even finished yet!
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> Ellen wrote:
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> > What you going to use the amp for Steve?
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> If it turns out to be stable and reliable, I believe it will become the
> first linear amp to ever stay-put on my operating desk.  It should be
> handy for both AM and SSB.  The other desktop amps I've played with
> didn't impress me enough to be kept on the desk - they move to the
> shelf the same day.
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> Once it is working OK 80-10m, I'll see if I can add 160m.  The Russian
> tube should be a good conversation topic.
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> Jim wrote:
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> >Shoot, a fella' could have a pretty good weekend in Vegas with all
> that stuff.
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> If the amp-rebuilder is good, see, really good...  he can barrel that
> GI-7B down in there so low...  Fryin' chickens in the barnyard!!
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> Steve WD8DAS
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> sbjohnston at aol.com
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> http://www.wd8das.net/
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