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Radio Set Socket Layout Guide 1921 - 1935
This reprint of a 1935 RCA publication shows tube complement, chassis layout and date of manufacture for thousands of radios produced by over 100 different manufacturers. It also contains a tube data chart and base diagrams for RCA receiving tubes. It is very useful for identifying unknown model numbers or determining which tubes belong in a set. 256 pages, 0.9 lb, 5 x 8.25"
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$8.95
Crystal Radio Projects from the Xtal Set Society Newsletter
Volumes 12 & 13
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$14.95
Radio Tube Manual
Reprint of early manual giving data and basing diagrams on tubes from 00A through octals and loctals. Includes types BA and BH, Sparton 182B and 183, and 2 pages on early Western Electric types. 35 pages, 0.3 lbs, 5.25 x 8.25"
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$3.00
Crystal Radio Bonanza
Volumes 9, 10 and 11 of the Xtal Set Society Newsletter, 18 issues from January 1999-November 2001. Over 20 complete projects with detailed instructions along with Q&A. Also contains reprints from old magazines. 226 pages,1.9 lbs, 8.5 x 11"
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$18.95
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Audio DeMystified - A Self Teaching Guide, Stan Gibilisco
Got an ear for audio but want to know more about hos it all works? Audio Demystified gives you sound information on what makes audio-frequency (AF) electronics technologies hum. Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Audio Demystified is your shortcut to mastering this complex subject.
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$11.75
Saga of Marconis Osram Valve, softcover
Marconi Osram Valve was born of famous parents in exciting times. It was founded by Lord Hirst, an entrepreneur of stature and vision who believed in individual flair and a supportive and 'can do' culture. Its history covers 100 years, three generations, two world wars and the great developments in broadcasting in the post-war periods. The history is intertwined with Marconi, EMI, RCA, Osram and the GEC itself over virtually the whole period of electronics. Softcover, 346 pages.
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$34.95
Crystal Set Handbook
By Philip N. Anderson A practical how-to" book of crystal radio construction. Contains a simple oat box projectformulas for coil inductance and coil Qa procedure for measuring coil capacitance and theory for L-C circuit matching. 130 pages0.5 lb5.25" x 8.25".
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$10.50
Cathedral and Tombstone Radios
By Mark V Stein The source book for collectors of cathedral and tombstone radios this book has ovcer 1500 illustrations of both US and Canadian radios. Brand name and manufacturers are listed along with model numbers, tube and band counts, and cabinet styles. This book has current market values and is a good guide in determining how much a cathedral or tombstone radio is worth.
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$26.95