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March 2017 Blog Posts (2)

Shield Grid 9 Renewing...........

Hi Kent:  I am working on a Shield Grid 9 now that is in very good shape. I have dismounted the SGA (shield grid assembly) because of low filament voltage on the three 22s - max I can get is 2 volts with 5 volts on the entry bus.  Taking that SGA off and opening it was much more of a chore than necessary because the designer apparently didn't think it would ever be required.  The paperwork discusses the short wave ability of the SG-9 and the need to change the coil in the 630 Antenna…

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Added by Steve Larrabee on March 13, 2017 at 8:00pm — 33 Comments

PBS "American Experience" YouTube "Empire of the Air"

Here's a YouTube link to the PBS American Experience special "Empire of the Air", much taken from the Tom Lewis book. If you like old radio, you'll love this. https://youtu.be/-YEFlHGQLEE

Added by Tom Jardine on March 7, 2017 at 11:24am — No Comments

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