[AMRadio] Replacement Tubes

jeremy-ca km1h at jeremy.mv.com
Fri Feb 15 09:20:11 EST 2008

Your rig is spec'ed for 6L6's period. What follows after that designator in 
US tubes is strictly the the bulb size and shape.
You take your chances with any import tubes.

The 5881 is a direct swap also.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "JT Croteau" <jt.n1ese at gmail.com>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
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Sent: Friday, February 15, 2008 12:34 AM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Replacement Tubes

> Would Sovetek 6L6WXT+ priced at $24 for a matched pair be a good
> replacement for 6L6GB's?  They are supposed to be modeled after the
> RCA 6L6GC "blackplate," the Sovtek 6L6WXT+ features larger plate
> dimensions and improved grid structure for increased power handling
> capabilities. The 6L6WXT+ also features mica spacers with metal
> springs to eliminate tube rattle and microphonics.
> My rig is spec'd for 6L6GB's.
> Thanks
> -- 
> JT Croteau, N1ESE - Manchester, NH (FN42gx)
> Contest Manager, TARA Skirmish
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