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ERC-4 Interface & My HyGain Ham-IV Rotator Controller

Having recently added a Flex Radio 6400 in my hamshack, I’m making progress on being able to operate the radio from my office in the house, while the radio is installed in my garage workshop. The radio makes remote operation very easy, with nearly all functions adjustable over the ethernet link. The next step is […]

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B&W Antenna Switch Repair

Some time in the past, I have picked up several of the B&W Antenna Switches at a hamfest. They were purchased at a good price, just $10 each, and appear to be of pretty good quality. I got two 6-position switches (B&W Model 595), and two 3-position switches (B&W Model 593). Last month, I decided […]

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Kenwood SW-2000 Wattmeter Lamp Replacement

I’ve been busy lately rewiring my hamshack. In the process, I have been doing some minor repairs to equipment that has deteriorated over the years. My Station Wattmeter, a Kenwood SW-2000 that I bought new in 1983, had long ago burned out its incandescent bulbs for the meters. So it is time to replace them […]

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Tektronix 2465A Oscilloscope Repair – Part 4

CRT Screen Adjustments After the initial Low Voltage Power Supply adjustments, the next step is to run through the CRT screen adjustments.  I was thrown off here at first by the order that the adjustments show up in the manual. The manual starts off the Adjustments section with an Introduction, followed by a Power Supply […]

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Hex Beam Installation

After giving up on my 35 year old Cushcraft A4, I ordered a Hex Beam from NA4RR.

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