January 2019 Meeting

National Electronic Museum

Sunday, January 20th

Save the date for our combined MAARC - NEM winter meet to be held at the National Electronic Museum near BWI airport. This will be an all-day indoor event. Full details in the December Radio Age. 

General admission: 9:00 AM (Vendors admitted at 8:00 AM) - Auction at Noon. There is a $7 fee for admission; $5 admission for senior citizens. NEM member are admitted for free.

The National Electronics Museum is located in Linthicum Heights, Maryland

1745 West Nursery Road 
Linthicum, MD 21090

Click Here for a Map and Directions to the National Electronics Museum 

Directions from Washington DC:

Take Route 295 North (Baltimore - Washington Parkway), take the West Nursery Road exit and stay right on the ramp. Continue on West Nursery Road. The Museum is on the left just past the Marriott Hotel. 

Directions from Baltimore: 

Take Route 295 South (Baltimore - Washington Parkway), take West Nursery Road exit and turn left at light. Continue on West Nursery Road. The Museum is on the left just past the Marriott Hotel. 


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.

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