|[AMRadio] Hallicrafters R-12 speaker|
Jim WB5OXQ inb Waco, TX
wb5oxq at grandecom.net
Sun Sep 6 15:00:19 EDT 2009
Has anyone considered trying to find a speaker out of an old console radio
or hi fi. The tube amps in them rarely made more than 10 watts. I use a
entensiion speaker from an old Zenith set with a 10" woofer and a pizzo
tweeter and it drives real good from a 3 watt portable radio.
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Coleman" <jc at pctechref.com>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
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Sent: Saturday, September 05, 2009 10:17 AM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Hallicrafters R-12 speaker
>I agree Bob. Maybe Brian intends to put a pair of 805 between the receiver
>and the speaker and play some guitar. At any rate I'm sure he has his
> I might go with this one
> (http://www.parts-express.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?Partnumber=290-486), and
> even it is an over kill but selection of 12 inch speakers with less than
> a 20 watt rating are few and far between. Many times I will cut a board
> to fit where the speaker goes and then mount a smaller speaker to the
> board. In most cases the smaller speaker has better sound due to modern
> manufacturing and tech specs than the older one.
> 73, John
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