[AMRadio] My latest toy has arrived, an ART-13A


Bob Macklin macklinbob at msn.com
Mon Feb 4 20:05:37 EST 2008


WHAT IS IT?

Bob Macklin
K5MYJ
Seattle, Wa,
"Real Radios Glow in the Dark"
----- Original Message -----
From: "jeremy-ca" <km1h at jeremy.mv.com>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
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Sent: Monday, February 04, 2008 4:45 PM
Subject: [AMRadio] My latest toy has arrived, an ART-13A


> I dont know exactly what I was expecting but not a 74# package. Its been
> about 50 years since Ive seen one up close and I didnt realize how compact
> that weight is contained.
>
> It appears completely untouched since surplused by the military, no dents
> and only a few minor scratches. And 60 years of dust from dry indoor
> storage. The center power connector is attached but the other is missing.
> The calibration book was included.
>
> So, now, what do I do with it? What are the best references to get this
> beast on the air? I dont want to make any unnecessary changes that wont
> benefit its use.
>
> How much overlap is at the 2 and 18 Mc band edges? Will this cover 160 and
> 17M phone bands?
>
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