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Re: Homebrew Transmitters & Power supplys

... electronics from the 50's and 60's. I am 68 years old and trying to master CW....Not to easy. I just got a heathkit DX-60B xmtr and a VFO on ebay. My SKCC # is 9595 And I have been sending out CQ"S on 7.114 Don't know if anyone hears me or not...I can't copy all that good yet! I use ...
by KB3WYZ
Tue Nov 06, 2012 6:55 pm
 
Forum: HomeBrew
Topic: Homebrew Transmitters & Power supplys
Replies: 4
Views: 3628

Code Practice Oscillator based on the Heathkit HD-1416

... as a full sine wave sound, but better than the 555 based square wave sound. I spent less than US$12. The original (used) HD-1416s you find on eBay will cost around US$60+ In my case, I still have to add international shipping costs. So decided to assemble my own CPO, relax while doing it and ...
by ys1rs
Thu Nov 03, 2011 5:14 am
 
Forum: HomeBrew
Topic: Code Practice Oscillator based on the Heathkit HD-1416
Replies: 3
Views: 4012

Operating while traveling to other countries

... fun under those harsh and dangerous conditions. Not even during the day!!!. Armed escorts were required. I had my Kenwood TS-690 (bought it on eBay and received it there, in Haiti, while on duty). Made a pair of dipoles and was fun and helped me to release a lot of tensions and stress. Sleeping ...
by ys1rs
Thu Sep 22, 2011 6:34 am
 
Forum: Portable Operating
Topic: Operating while traveling to other countries
Replies: 4
Views: 2851

... have an old J-38 from the mid-60s that still works well. Many of these keys are available at Hamfests or via eBay. I also like the Navy Flameproof key and have been very happy with the Czech Army key ...
by AC2C
Tue Jul 12, 2011 4:54 pm
 
Forum: Beginners Corner
Topic: Straight key
Replies: 2
Views: 2109

... types in my junk box, but another part that's getting harder to come by are the bases for them, especially the octal ones. I did buy a few via ebay a while ago, but they were not as described, so I wasted my money on them I guess... I have a pair of WWII No38 (I think) ex mil AM HF transceivers, ...
by G0KZZ
Sat Dec 18, 2010 10:35 pm
 
Forum: HomeBrew
Topic: 1940's 6L6 slat board transmitter and power supply
Replies: 11
Views: 8945

Hi Bill I've seen a few metal bodied 6L6's on the web e.g. ebay item number 130464982916 and so on. Can you use the metal bodied valves (sorry tubes) in your circuit? I have a number of WWII tubes here (made by Mazda if I recall), and they all tend to ...
by G0KZZ
Thu Dec 16, 2010 9:19 pm
 
Forum: HomeBrew
Topic: 1940's 6L6 slat board transmitter and power supply
Replies: 11
Views: 8945

Re: Affordable keys

Do you guys know of some affordable keys that are better quality/feel than the Ameco that I've been using? I could go ... this one is wonderful: http://www.morsekey.net/nato.html It is quite common on eBay under $100. Best regards, ik6bak - Eliseo. ik6bak - telegraph key collector http://www.morsekey.net
by ik6bak
Wed Feb 24, 2010 8:23 pm
 
Forum: Elmer
Topic: Affordable keys
Replies: 10
Views: 14137

Re: Cost of a key

... In my humble opinion, the Navy Flameproof key (World War II vintage, but plenty available) ... keys available. I use mine nearly 100% of my Straight Key operating time. I bought five over ... of the last ten years, most of them from eBay. I hope you find the key that works well for ...
by NW7US
Wed Jan 13, 2010 7:16 am
 
Forum: Elmer
Topic: Affordable keys
Replies: 10
Views: 14137

Re: Affordable keys

Do you guys know of some affordable keys that are better quality/feel than the Ameco that I've been using? I could go ... the Junker. If you get to a ham fest you can usually find keys much cheaper that ebay. Another great key an dvery inexpensive is the Triumph style Signal Electric ...
by kb4qqj
Wed Jan 06, 2010 12:11 pm
 
Forum: Elmer
Topic: Affordable keys
Replies: 10
Views: 14137

Affordable keys

... I assume you are looking for a conventional straight key, not a bug or a Cootie/Sideswiper. I've found my Kent ... and found them quite acceptable. If you're looking on Ebay, beware of the "classic" keys with a high ...
by WB5JWI
Tue Jan 05, 2010 6:17 pm
 
Forum: Elmer
Topic: Affordable keys
Replies: 10
Views: 14137

Cost of a key

I believe that eBay can be blamed for the rediculous prices of used keys. So far as what's out there and commonly available: The Navy Flame Proof is an excellent choice and is ...
by W2BLC
Tue Jan 05, 2010 3:11 pm
 
Forum: Elmer
Topic: Affordable keys
Replies: 10
Views: 14137

Hiya Mike Apart from the Vizkey (which is a fairly new design I believe), you can get fairly low speeds out of the ... the rear you can go down to maybe 10 WPM or so. They tend to come up for sale on eBay quite often. Apart from a quick clean of the contacts (use a liquid 'silver jewelry ...
by G0KZZ
Sat Jun 06, 2009 12:18 am
 
Forum: Elmer
Topic: Question for lefty bug users.
Replies: 6
Views: 6243

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