November 2018 Meeting

Davidsonville Family Recreation Center

Sunday, November 18th

Tailgating at 11:00 and meeting at 1:00

Presentation Topic:  Veneer Repair

Presenter:  Eric Stenberg

Display Table:  Radios with fiberboard/cardboard cabinets

                          

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Radio Age Index Update

Thanks to Brian Belanger, the Radio Age Index has been updated through April 2018.

Click to view the new index on a web page: Cumulative Index 1994-Apr 2018 Radio Age.pdf

Alternatively, click 'Newsletter' on the left menu.

Ham Radio Operators Puerto Rico Bound

Check out this article about fellow radio enthusiasts from the American Radio Relay League who went to Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria to to help distribute information about the status of hurricane survivors: Puerto Rico bound: Ham radio operators relay Hurricane Maria survivor info

Replacing Power-Cord Resistance Elements or Ballast Tubes

Have an old radio that used power-cord resistance elements or ballast tubes that are no longer available? Ed Lyon has taken Charlie Rhodes' equations for determining how to replace those with modern-day capacitors and created some charts to guide your repairs. Published in the September 2017 Radio Age, they are provided here for your use. 

To view the charts and related article, click here.

July 2017 Presentation - Building a Tech Library

Our July 2017 meeting featured a very useful presentation on Building a Tech Library by Brian Belanger and Joe Meagher. 

To view a consolidated listing of recommended books and links from the presentation, click here.

2017 RadioActivity Video

Scott Johnston, a first time RadioActivity attendee, put together a very nice, comprehensive RadioActivity 2017 video.

To view the video, click here.

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