|[AMRadio] Globe Scout now working|
lexnonscripta at usa.com
Fri Jan 5 10:12:23 EST 2018
I really like hearing about the successes of people getting this old
gear up and running.
I finally finished my "super stout" work bench yesterday, dedicated
mostly to restoring this gear. Looking forward to sharing some successes
in the near future.
> Thanks to the folks that responded so quickly. I went back to do a bit more troubleshooting and found a 60 year old mistake. The grid of the pentode section of that 6U8 was supposed to have a 220K resistor to ground. The builder of this one, who did a very good job, put a 2.2K in there instead. He must have been a CW op only. Putting in the 220K brought AM to life, even with an 8 meg screen resistor.
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