The Fine Things are Always Hand Made
The scratch suppressor works well when listening to broadcast audio, but does not respond to phono audio. I found an undocumented switch that is part of the radio/phono wafer switch on the "Fidelity"…Continue
During the restoration process of my AM-FM I noticed, rather late, a 500 ohm power resistor on the -27 v tap of the bias resistor strip to ground. The -27 tap has been measuring -26.6 volts and I…Continue
Admittedly, I have not replaced any components on the tuner chassis yet. AM is strong and audio is good. I have replaced electrolytics and other leaky caps & OOT resistors on the amp chassis. The…Continue
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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
Jan 1977 AUDIO magazine "Nothing New Under the AM Sun" ANOTHER interesting article from AUDIO magazine, January 1977, continues the discussion on high quality AM radio receivers.