Category - Amateur
The 6l6 transmitter is basically a crystal controlled radio frequency oscillator. Oh who enjoys amateur radio, ham radio, metal detecting, computers, motorcycles and working with model trains in the man cave! Archives. My new 6l6 transmitter to me, amateur radio is both a hobby and a service. The receiver was a trf which meant a tuned radio frequency receiver which was made with home made coils and three vacuum tubes number 27. Hart 25 ,one tube transmitter , hart transmitter , qrp transmitter. Many of todays seasoned hams, got their start with home-made transmitters that used tubes such as 6l6, 807s and old television sweep amplifier tubes. Much of the rewards of the hobby came with the satisfaction of building ones own rig and getting on the air thanks to ones own ingenuity. Be prepared and able to communicate in case of emergency with the largest selection at ebay. Turn an old junk aa-5 radio into an am broadcast band transmitter - duration 555. With a 201a tube fed by a k-111 power pack, this simple outfit produces fine, clear signals for amateur communication purposes. Super-wasp owners you can use your present k-111 power pack for this transmitter as well as for the receiver, and thus save the expense of a separate power supply unit. Beginnerlow-power transmitter designs that appeared in qst between say 19, all of which can be located and downloaded via the archive periodical search available to arrl members on the league website (www. The project i settled on was a very basic but solid design presented by don mix (w1ts) in the october 1968 issue of qst. Import 6v6 or 6l6 vacuum tube, and a very detailed step by step manual. Will operate on 80 or 40 meters by changing the hand wound coils.