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2022 Kalamazoo Expo MI Ham Antique radio Hamfest Vintage electronics Walk through tour with D-lab

Stroll thru of the Kalamazoo Ham & antique Hamfest. Great deals of great antique radios & ham equipment. Not numerous purchasers. So, a great event if you were wanting to purchase, yet not so great for the vendors. I snagged a very nice Heathkit CW doubles terminal. Had one concerning 40 years back, while based at Vandenberg AFB, CA. Missed them, yet can never find one more clean operational collection. These worked best, plug & play. I intend to utilize them mostly on 40 meter band, 7.115 Mhz. Look for n6tlu calling CQ. Great deals of individuals going to obtain in front of the electronic camera this time around. I handed out 12 Hammared Ham glasses. Wished to do something various this time around. Everyone was pleasant. A terrific radio get-together. I would very recommend it if you have a possibility to go to a Hamfest. An excellent way to be presented to the leisure activity. We require new members! Hey everybody, Check out this video clip of the very same event! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmnBMns–KU

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2022 Kalamazoo Expo MI Ham Antique radio Hamfest Vintage electronics Walk through tour with D-lab

Walk thru of the Kalamazoo Ham & antique Hamfest. Lots of great antique radios & ham gear. Unfortunately, not many buyers. So, a great event if you were looking to buy, but not so good for the sellers. I snagged a super nice Heathkit CW twins station. Had one about 40 years ago, while stationed at Vandenberg AFB, CA. Missed them, but could never locate another clean operational set. These worked perfect, plug & play. I plan to use them primarily on 40 meter band, 7.115Mhz. Look for n6tlu calling CQ. Lots of people willing to get in front of the camera this time. I handed out 12 Hammared Ham glasses. Wanted to do something different this time. Everyone was friendly. A great radio social event. If you have a chance to attend a Hamfest, I would highly recommend it. A good way to be introduced to the hobby. We need new blood! Hey everyone, Check out this video of the same event! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmnBMns–KU

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Global Industrial Workbench installed at D-Lab Electronics Shop Expansion My Patreon funds at work

Action 1 of the growth total. Next, I will certainly be relocating onto illumination. It will consist of 12 Eaton Industrial 4 foot LED ceiling place lights. Must supply enough light to carry out surgical procedure! Yes, I recognize in this current world, it may not be the most effective timing, However I think as things come to be harder to get, individuals will transform back to fixing what they have. I wish to be prepared for that modification. D-Lab is increasing. Wish to become part of it? See: https://www.patreon.com/dlab_electronics?fan_landing=true
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D-Lab Electronics Universal Multi section build filter capacitor construction Radio Amp replacement

How to conserve huge cash on multi section radio filter capacitors. A common chassis mount multi section cap will run you regarding $50.00 shipped. You can construct this set on your own for $10.00. The octal base can support any kind of value plan you pick. Radial caps are easily offered. I utilize this approach for many Ham/Shortwave radios as well as smaller tube amplifiers. Excellent service and enjoyable to construct. I have Drake R4 and 2B series on hand.

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D-Lab Electronics Universal Multi section build filter capacitor construction Radio Amp replacement

How to save big money on multi section radio filter capacitors. A typical chassis mount multi section cap will run you about $50.00 shipped. You can build this one yourself for $10.00. The octal base can support any value arrangement you choose. Radial caps are readily available. I use this method for many Ham/Shortwave radios and smaller tube amplifiers. Great solution and fun to build. I have Drake R4 and 2B series on hand.

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How to modify Precision Electronics Tube guitar amp Inverter Preamp Part 4

Not the amp has the Fender fire making use of Bass Treble and also a separate 6AV6 inverter tube. Great little amp for method or recording. Note: I had to refill this video clip due to cold of the last clip.

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How to modify Precision Electronics Tube guitar amp Inverter Preamp Part 4

This is the final video “Part 4” for the Model S-10. You would think that with all required, it may have been better to abandon this project. Yep, that may be, however I saw more value in presenting the different repair actions needed. Not the amp has the Fender fire utilizing Bass Treble and a separate 6AV6 inverter tube. Great little amp for practice or recording. Note: I had to reload this video due to freezing of the last clip. Not sure why it happened. Thanks to all for catching that glitch. TD

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Building electronics from schematic diagrams

Sets and also printed circuit boards benefit fast asembly and also a professional look. While these teach exactly how to recognize elements, they do not aid with other important electronic abilities.

One of these is having the ability to build something just from a circuit representation and a handful of parts.

In this video clip I clarify how to do this using a two transistor crystal oscillator as an instance.

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Building electronics from schematic diagrams

Kits and printed circuit boards are good for quick asembly and a professional look. While these teach how to identify components, they don’t help with other important electronic skills.

One of these is being able to build something just from a circuit diagram and a handful of parts.

In this video I explain how to do this using a two transistor crystal oscillator as an example.

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How to repair restore Precision Electronics S10 guitar amplifier convert from PA to recording amp

This is the secondly of these S10 amps to strike D-Lab’s bench. At this point the amp powers up, reduced power as expected. If you browse Google for the S10 initial schematic, you will find a dead end.