April 2019 Meeting in Centreville, VA

at Sully Community Center

NOTE: the meeting isn't cancelled, but may be due to the Virus Pandemic.

Please check the website and emails from MAARC regarding meeting status.

Sunday, April 19th 

Tailgating at 10:30 and meeting at 1:00

Presentation Topic:  Tape Recorders

Presenter:  Steve Riley

Display Table:  Table model post-WWII tube radios with shortwave bands

 

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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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