[AMRadio] Replacement Tubes

Geoff/W5OMR ars.w5omr at gmail.com
Fri Feb 15 14:20:20 EST 2008

JT Croteau wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 9:20 AM, jeremy-ca <km1h at jeremy.mv.com> wrote:
>> Your rig is spec'ed for 6L6's period.
> Manual states otherwise, manual specs and schematic says 6L6GB's.
> According to the specs, voltages are different between 6L6, 6L6GB, and
> 6L6GC with the GC's having the higher voltages.

It's always been my understanding that a 6L6Gx meant it was a 6L6 in a 
glass tube.

But, since I wasn't sure, I went looking, and did a little investigation.

You can check out the differences for yourself at

Then again, as someone else said, it seems much hoopla over the 
differences in 6L6's and 6V6's, and yet Zero comments on a Huff-n-Puff 
"very stable" VFO project.

> I'm not caring enough to make this an issue. 
> I did like my zero responses about my VFO project when we can go days comparing the 6V6 to the 6L6. 
> Maybe I'm subscribing to the wrong reflector! 
> ;-()

Driving your AM Rig without a scope, 
is like driving your car at night, without headlights. (K4KYV)

73 = Best Regards,

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