[AMRadio] What is this thing?


Jim Tonne tonne at comcast.net
Wed Jan 6 16:47:37 EST 2010


> Can anyone ID this transmitter?
> http://www.muchstuff.com/whut/whuta.jpg

I would place money it is a home-brew,
nicely built for sure, circa 1950.   Uses
FT243 crystals and 4-pin rectifier tubes,
which are missing.   "Doubler tuning"
indicates it might be for 20 meters, using
a 40-meter crystal.  Output via standoff on
right side of cabinet certainly rules out a
commercial design.  Meters sure do look
like WWII surplus.

- Jim W4ENE




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