"At the time I had been looking for an old radio with shortwave bands on it. When I turned that Scott around and saw the inside I almost fainted. Every old radio I had looked at up until then had this tiny chassis in a mostly empty cabinet. I knew…"
"Yes the knob comes apart. Be warned, though,that if you take apart the gear reduction metal part of the knob it's hard to get it back together. Your binding is probably just lack of clearance between the wood and metal parts of the…"
"I use a simple 100 foot longwire antenna strung across my back yard and a good ground connection to the receiver. My BC and SW reception on my AW23 is excellent and regularly pick up stations from all over the US and Canada. Radio Shack…"
"I've often wondered what happened to that radio. The last I saw of it the letter had been framed and was hanging on the wall above the radio. My friend was not married so I am assuming it was probably sold and may still be in the Minneapolis…"