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RE: Wartime Civilian Radio Receiver.

One of our members @wartimesounds who rarely visits and has never posted here, has a very good site covering these civilian utility receivers. In his absence, I will point you to his fine website It'...

In forum Radio

3 months ago
RE: Wartime Civilian Radio Receiver.

With the valuable information from jddaze work can continue with the construction of the cabinet. Today the cabinet base was clamped and glued into position. The thin wood strip made and fitted and ...

In forum Radio

3 months ago
RE: Thermionic standards converter......?

More results. The picture was taken from the screen of a Ferguson phase II "Senator" 705T TV set.Attachment:MurphyTPG11_TV_pic.jpg

In forum Standards Converters & System Modulators

8 months ago
Variac box

Today I made up a little break out / control box for my variac using parts I had in the workshop. There is nothing in the circuitry, I had a cheap chinese 300VAC meter movement left over from another ...

In forum Test Equipment

12 months ago
Frame flyback blanking for Bush TV22.

The Bush TV22 doesn't have frame flyback blanking and users of this set mention that that the retrace lines do often appear on light scenes and program intervals. It should be possible to add frame fl...

In forum Black & White Television

1 year ago
RE: Ekco TMB272 Mains-Battery TV

Posted by: FRANK.C Great result Till, that tube must have got little use.Not necessarily, Frank. Back in the 60s, we noticed that the tubes in sets that were switched on when the kids came in from s...

In forum Black & White Television

2 years ago
RE: Ekco TMB272 Mains-Battery TV

Hi Frank, the replacement CRT must have been fitted late in the life of the set. A company search yielded these results: Dunelm Television Tubes Ltd. Company number:00868645. Incorporation date: 11/01...

In forum Black & White Television

2 years ago
Ekco TMB272 Mains-Battery TV

I'm repairing an Ekco TMB272 which in 1956 was claimed to be the only TV set that can work on AC mains and if required will operate from a 12 volt battery.Attachment:TMB272_1.jpgSwitching on and a...

In forum Black & White Television

2 years ago