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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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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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Radios That Work For Free
By: K.E. Edwards An experimenter’s handbook on crystal radios, this book includes instructions and theory for building many different crystal radio circuits. 40 pages, 0.5 lb, 5.5 x 8.5"
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The All American Five Radio
By Richard McWhorter Understanding and restoring transformerless radios of the 1940’s, 1950’s and 1960’s. 92 pages. Begins with a description of the fundamentals of direct current and alternating current. Also included is some basic information about resisistors. Circuits are discussed in detail beginning with the simplest and progressing to those that are quite complex. When you finish this book, you should be able to read and understand all of the electronic symbols and the functionality of each radio circuit. 92 pages, 0.5 lb, 7 x 10
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Teardowns - Learn How Electronics Work by Taking Them Apart , Bryan Bergeron
Foreword by Forrest M. Mims III
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$16.65
RCA Transmitting Tube Manual TT-5
High quality reprint of the RCA Transmitting Tube Manual TT-5, it includes tubes up to 4kw plate input. Includes technical data, outlines and typical circuits. 316 pages, 0.9 lbs, 5.25 x 8.25"
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Practical Radio Repair
by Ray Bintliff An excellent guide on radio repair, containing practical information on how to repair and restore vacuum tube radios and related electronic devices. Covers tools and test equipment, working safely, troubleshooting methods, making repairs, good workmanship practices with over 270 illustrations and tables. 138 pages, spiral bound, 0.75 lbs, 8.5 x 11
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$25.95