|[AMRadio] Broadcast Processors|
dennisgilliam at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 14:00:52 EDT 2011
Thump, thump, bang! Some programming......
Ironically, I wound up with that very same Bauer years later from the estate
of Dick Haskey in Apache Junction AZ.
It went to No Money Mike in LA, where we killed it due to the cabinet having
been severely bent (!) at some time in the past. Parts now live on in
several HB rigs in Southern Cal.
I still have that mod trans, it is fine.
On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 10:54 AM, John Lawson <jpl15 at panix.com> wrote:
> I have heard anecdotally, from more than one CE and BCE - (including the
> gentleman from whom my BTA-500MX came) - that in the early days of Hip-Hop
> and Rap - with the emphasis on relative loudness and low-end 'thump' -
> many faithful modulation transformers died in the crossfire between
> Program Directors and the Laws of Physics.
> The one in my rig is the original 1957 RCA, as is the Mod Reactor - but
> the power tranny is a Dahl. It came from a more rural/agricultural market,
> so it sidestepped the Urban Sound, and was taken out of service in the
> early 80s anyway.
> Now it's safe in my garage, and I promise to keep the under-40 htz
> excursions to a minimum during QSOs on 75!
> John KB6SCO
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