Re: Steam-Powered Radio

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From: W. K. Hibbert (wb2vuo@juno.com)
Date: Sun Oct 11 1998 - 22:48:46 EDT


I'd love to see a copy of the article, too. Unfortunately, all my
pre-1972
pubs were lost in a house fire while I was on a Med cruise. One of my
younger brothers was playing with a candle, and torched the 2nd & 3rd
floors at my parents house (Seth was 4 at the time. He's a lawyer now.
Is there a connection here?) and all my station gear and all my books
were lost, including my Novice QSL cards from 1966-67...

The TX was a single transistor crystal-controlled oscillator, keyed in
the
collector line. I ran the TX off a lantern battery (6 VDC) and the only
power measurement I made was the "How bright can you get the #49
bulb?" variety.

The local library system doesn't have "Popular Electronics" or
"Electronics
Illustrated" in their microfilms, so I am at a loss for a source on this
article.

Any packrats out there with 60's magazines, other than Hugh's??

72/73, Keith, WB2VUO, 100% QRP from the Great Bergen Swamp of WNY
My night light runs more power than my Rig!!!

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