[AMRadio] Building my first regenerative RX


jeremy-ca km1h at jeremy.mv.com
Fri Feb 1 21:51:33 EST 2008


Plastic pill bottles have excellent Q. Free at home or real cheap at a 
pharmacy. Easy to mate with a tube base also.

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 9:23 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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