[AMRadio] Building my first regenerative RX


jeremy-ca km1h at jeremy.mv.com
Fri Feb 1 21:47:11 EST 2008


Dont use a one or two tube regen as a benchmark.

They sure have their flaws but the WW2 Navy RAL receiver is possibly the 
pinnacle of the breed.

Carl
KM1H


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brett Gazdzinski" <brett.gazdzinski at verizon.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
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Sent: Friday, February 01, 2008 9:16 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Building my first regenerative RX


>I can likely give you 90% of the parts (free).
> I have built a few regens in the past, but think they are next to 
> worthless
> as far as a short wave receiver goes.
>
> Fine if you just want to build something, but they can be tricky, and 
> build
> it in
> a metal cabinet, as hand capacitance is very bad for regens.
>
> Brett
> N2DTS
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "JT Croteau" <jt.n1ese at gmail.com>
> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Friday, February 01, 2008 2:00 PM
> Subject: [AMRadio] Building my first regenerative RX
>
>
>> 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
>>
>> -- 
>> JT Croteau, N1ESE - Manchester, NH (FN42gx)
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