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Paul B. Stiewel
02:35:08 11/28/2005
I previously owned a sony icf5900w radio which i purchased around 1978, but unfortunately some a-**** stole it 7 or 8 years ago. I sure would like to have another one, It was a truly great radio. Please e-mail me if you have one for sale. Thanks 73deke6axz

Paul B. Stiewel From Santa Barbara, California , U.S.A.

dan
18:39:02 11/19/2005
This is a test of the automated guestbook trespasser block.
Thanks.

dan From Tomioka , Japan
http://www.noobowsystems.com/

Gavin Gordon
19:56:24 10/23/2005
Can anyone help me decide which Sony Radio i should get to receive the UK mobile network on?
Thanks Gav.

Gavin Gordon From Aberdeen , Scotland

dan
20:38:19 10/15/2005
Tony;

I have no service manual for this radio.
Contact www.manualman.com if you need yours.

Here is a quick summary of my HE-80 repairing;

Power Supply Filter Capacitor

--- Unbelievably the filter cap was okay.

Recapping in the audio stage

--- Some capacitors including 6AQ8-6AQ5 coupling showed leakage;
audio gain and response recovered.

Adding NFB

--- This was not necessary but for an experiment I added
NFB to the audio power amplifier. Audio gain reduced but
frequency response became far better.

IFT alignment

--- It was found that the IFTs were incorrectly aligned to the
secondary peak; properly aligning the IFTs to 455kHz regained the
sensitivity and selectivity. I think previous owner failed
the realignment.

Recapping the detectors

--- Capacitors in AM detector and product detector showed
severe leakage; recapping eliminated the audio distortion.

Coil Pack realignment

--- Sensitivity became better.

Q Multi Coil alignment

--- Q multi became operational.

Product detector mod

--- This was an attempt to improve the SSB detection; not
so much improvement observed. Need to work more.

The work is still incomplete. I plan to come back later
to work on this receiver again.

dan

dan From Tomioka , Japan
http://www.noobowsystems.com/

Tony Zalocki
04:31:38 10/15/2005
Great web site... I'm currently restoring a Lafayette HE-80 receiver and was wondering if you had an english version of the notes you posted when you did your restoration of the receiver? Also if you have a parts list for the radio?

Best regards,
Tony (WB2VFN)

Tony Zalocki From New Jersey , USA

Rodger
03:15:19 10/11/2005
Your radio restoration page is very nice. Thank you for posting the schematic for the Allied A-2515A. It allowed me to easily find the bad mechanical filter and restore mine. Now if I could find a service manual for my Icom DV-21 digital VFO!

Rodger

Rodger From Illinois , USA

Henry Dziardziel
20:51:38 10/05/2005
Thanks for great memories, including the books about airplanes. I'm just missing the SUZUKI experience so far!

Arrigato,

Henry Dziardziel From Seoul , Korea

Norman Bloom
21:41:08 9/29/2005
I am looking for a copy of the Panasonic RF 2200 Manual in English for my personal use.
I have this radio but with no manual.

Norman Bloom From Thornhill Ontario/ Toronto , Canada
http://norman.bloom@rogers.com

Norman Bloom
11:59:12 9/29/2005
I have a Panasonic RF- 2200 Prtable Radio.I like it very much and is in excellent condition.
I need a Manual for this radio.
Where can I get a good readable copy for this radio?

Norman Bloom From Thornhill / Toronto , Canada

dan
22:13:59 9/14/2005
Hello James;

The Navigator 555 schematic is on my 555 page. Check it out.

dan From Tomioka , Japan
http://www.noobowsystems.com/

dan
22:12:16 9/14/2005
Hello Paul;

Thank you for visiting NoobowSystems. I think complete replica glass scale for HE-30 (9R-59) is on the market. Please search the Net, I believe you can find one.

dan From Tomioka , Japan
http://www.noobowsystems.com/

JAMES L. SOCHA
03:52:08 9/08/2005
Need schematic for BENMAR DIRECTION FINDER NAVIGATOR 555 RECEIVER

JAMES L. SOCHA From LIBERTY TEXAS , LIBERTY

Paul
11:16:02 9/04/2005
Hello Dan;

I am just starting to restore a Lafayette HE-30 Receiver.

I had one in the 1960's when I was a teenager but foolishly traded it in the early 1980's for a partially-working Galazy V ham transceiver.

I bought the HE-30 recently and found it was not in as good a condition as the guy selling it had said so ... I have some work to do.

Do you know of any sources for the dial markings ? The HE-30 I have has some damage on the right side of its dial and I wonder if anyone has a high-quality JPEG image of the HE-30 dial ?

Best Regards;

Paul Nix, WB5AGF
Garland, Texas
USA

Paul From Garland, Texas , U.S.A.

Tim
03:36:36 8/11/2005
Hi, looking for a replacement FM antenna for a PANASONIC RF-1150

THANKS.

Tim From Nevada , USA

Marty
00:51:57 7/30/2005
Appreciate this site.

Marty From Florida , USA

Mario Anibal
12:27:32 7/26/2005
Hello there. very interesting and usefull Web site. Congratulations.73 CE3BK

Mario Anibal From Santiago , Chile

Mike Allan
13:42:59 7/21/2005
Thanks for the article on the SBE SB34.
I have one as well that needs restoration. Unfortunately it is not in its original box (metalwork) for some unknown reason the previous owner has transplanted into a new case. Your article has inspired me to make a start on the restoration.
Thanks
Mike VK3XL

Mike Allan From Melbourne , Australia

mack bennett
12:55:19 7/13/2005
New to the radio world,nice site. Lookin for manual for Lafayette HA-225

mack bennett From Drumore, Pa. , USA

mack bennett
12:53:19 7/13/2005
New to the radio world,nice site. Lookin for manual for Lafayette HA-225

mack bennett From Drumore, Pa. , USA

mack bennett
12:52:30 7/13/2005
New to the radio world,nice site. Lookin for manual for Lafayette HA-225

mack bennett From Drumore, Pa. , USA

David Newkirk
05:51:30 7/10/2005
Thank you for your restoration stories, specifications, and background on equipment made in Japan and rebranded for resale elsewhere. There *is* a special enjoyment in making "forgotten" equipment work again, and in developing understanding circuit and techniques used at particular price levels in an era.

As for me, I am interested in the Trio JR-500 amateur-band receiver, sold as the Allied A-2516 receiver in the states. At base I need its schematic, but I am also interested in learning of its relative popularity in Japan, any variants you know of, and whether or not a matching transmitter may have been available. (The receiver has a VFO-output jack and an octal socket that would have allowed some integration with a transmitter.) I am aware of the Allied A-2517 transciever (Trio TS-510?) but its IF/frequency scheme was different.

Thank you, and have fun,

David Newkirk

David Newkirk From Montclair, New Jersey , USA

Tigran A.Shmaonov
06:12:06 7/07/2005
May be somone has a service manal for Sony ICF 7600D/DS in pdf format (any othr would do)?

Tigran A.Shmaonov From Moscow , Russia

Tigran A.Shmaonov
06:08:56 7/07/2005
Excellent work, congratulations !

Tigran A.Shmaonov From Moscow , Russia

Tim
09:37:11 7/03/2005
Thanks for the pix and info on SB33 and 34.

Tim From Lee, MA , USA

charles montgomery
03:41:55 6/28/2005
lookin for a copy of panasonic2200 user manual.

charles montgomery From comfort,yexas , u.s.
http://yahoo

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