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Shortwave Radios31 of 32Rare Hammarlund Illuminated signHere's the clock radio I used while in college.
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    Posted 10 years ago

    PrecisionR…
    (11 items)

    They all work - some better than others - but I suspect that was the case even when they were brand-spanking-new. :-)

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    1. ramma ramma, 10 years ago
      looks like fun, with all those old radiokits
    2. PrecisionRepair PrecisionRepair, 10 years ago
      My father built the Meissner, right after he came home from WWII. The amp perched atop the Fischer FM tuner is one I built when I was in 7th or 8th grade. That was not a kit. It was built from plans published in one of my dad's old radio magazines. I just decided one day that I wanted my own record player and amplifier, and dug around in my dad's junk bin until I came up with all the parts and pieces. The 78 rpm Philco record player has been retired to the "museum" but I still use the amp with the Fischer tuner, when I am downstairs in the "shack".
    3. PrecisionRepair PrecisionRepair, 10 years ago
      Forgot to menton - the VTVM is a Heathkit that I assembled in about 1960-couple.

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