[AMRadio] Building my first regenerative RX


Bob Macklin macklinbob at msn.com
Fri Feb 1 21:31:24 EST 2008


Ocean State Electronics has bakelite 4 and 5 pin coil forms and the sockets.

Bob Macklin
K5MYJ
Seattle, Wa,
"Real Radios Glow in the Dark"
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brett Gazdzinski" <brett.gazdzinski at verizon.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
<amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Friday, February 01, 2008 6:23 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Building my first regenerative RX


> You can buy tube bases, so you dont have to break tubes.
> Antique electronic supply was selling them last I looked,
> along with coil forms, rf chokes, tubes, sockets, knobs,
> and so on.
>
> PVC pipe makes nice coil forms, but to get the best Q, the old B+W
> coil stock can not be beat.
>
> Brett
> N2DTS
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "AirRadio" <AirRadio at dsl.pipex.com>
> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Friday, February 01, 2008 3:55 PM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Building my first regenerative RX
>
>
> >
> > That looks really great, I have almost enough bits in my junkbox to
> > construct this ( might even have a Selenium rectifier!  hihi)  I love
the
> > sound of breaking glass, now where's all those old dead octals gone?
> > Seriously though you don't have to use old tube bases but you might have
> to
> > recalculate the coil dimensions, I wonder if there is a simple
transmitter
> > to go with it? 73 Max M0GHQ
> > >
> > >
> > > JT Croteau wrote:
> > >> I'd like to try building my first regenerative receiver but I am
quite
> > >> new to tube rigs so I am looking for something relatively simple to
> > >> construct.  I've been looking at the following circuit and wonder if
> > >> it'd be a good one to start with.
> > >>
> > >> http://www.mines.uidaho.edu/~glowbugs/12at7_regen.html
> > >>
> > >> Would I have any difficulties finding the tube, tube socket, and tube
> > >> bases?
> > >>
> > >> Thanks
> > >>
> >
> >
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