[AMRadio] Replacement Tubes


Bob Macklin macklinbob at msn.com
Fri Feb 15 09:28:28 EST 2008


How many people have left the skin on their fingers on a HOT 6L6?

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: Friday, February 15, 2008 6:20 AM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Replacement Tubes


> 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.
>
> Carl
> KM1H
>
>
>
> ----- 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 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)
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