The Fine Things are Always Hand Made
Radios are not my only hobby interest. Old cars also make me smile. For that reason my wife and I attended the Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Festival in New Britain, CT today.
I wore my Scott T-shirt thinking that there might be some fellow radio enthusiasts attending the event. I'm always ready to talk radio.
Well, there was no talk of radio but I did happen to meet the Grand Marshall of the event, Wayne Carini. Most mornings I watch him on TV as he appears in…Continue
Ok gang...so I have an AW 23 that I fully restored about 4-5 years ago. Played great. For lots of reasons, it hasn't been run much since then. I ran it up on the Variac this weekend, and here's what happened: AM and first SW band are dead, and the osc VR tubes don't light. On SW2 and SW3, osc VR lights up and the set plays great. Good audio on the phono input too.
So I take the tuner apart and check the osc circuit. The grid resistor is significantly off value, so I replace it. Clean…Continue