The Fine Things are Always Hand Made
Thanks for responding. I guess I'll get some Brasso and Q-Tips and shine it up. Probably see if it works. Don't have an outside antenna here, feel a little old for climbing trees but it'll be good to get my other radios a stronger signal. So do you collector guys actually listen to your radios? I had a guy tell me I could listen to all that on the Internet and I said "But what fun would that be?"
Gotta admit I like reading the old ads, and trying to…Continue
Added by William Abbott on January 8, 2013 at 8:40pm — No Comments
Hi Folks: I got the tuner part of a 1940 Philharmonic in 1992. I got some paperwork too, had to make a power supply (including -150 volts) but I got it going. I am still an active SWL, haven't used the Phil since 1993, but reviewing my log I see that I DXed the AM band and logged a station almost every 10Kc. Of course that's an exaggeration but I got about half of them. With a 60 foot long wire, here in the densely populated East. I remember well my DX record, one night I tuned in…Continue