Hello, I'm Chris', on air since 1994, I'm living near of disneyland paris, & resident of DFCF-77018.
160m WAZ #465
My first steps, in the 90's
Shack : TRX Yaesu FT-2000
Logo Designed by F4GTB with prior authorization of owner/publisher of CQ Magazine, Richard ROSS K2MGA
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Some information on my hobbies
I'm collector & restorer of old BCL radio, manufactured DUCRETET, became DUCRETET Thomson (USA) in 1936
Fast repairing of old TSF (BCL)
Other exemple of complete restoration to the inside & outside of one old BCL DUCRETET of 1926
Power supply in bad state
Checking of all elements : Tubes, resistors, capacitors, electric transformers, various short-circuits
checking of high frequency block & oscillating circuits
checking of electric transformers (voltage, short-circuit), & checking of the valve tube & ballast resistor
Cheking of tubes with METRIX checker with my faithful assistant
Replacement high voltage capacitors, but I leave the old capacitors to keep original aspect
verification of cabling, all is OK :-))
replacement of the tunning scale, very damaged after 80 yrs :-))
Restoration of the woodwork and front paint
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My BCL with his original loudspeaker FB !!!
Below, my power supply home made, for the radio battery 20's.
She gives the voltage necessary for my old radio
Some rare tubes of my TSF museum
I made it news again myself, with tubes of type NOVAL, for saved the rare originals.
left (copy home made) --- right (original).
I'm also collector & restorer of old IBM computers, since over 15 years
I was lucky enough to have found originals manuals and diskettes of maintenance for the repairs.
Below the first IBM transportable model 5155, of 1983, very rare, it's a most wanted :-))
Other models : IBM PC 5160, 5160XT, PC AT ( advanced technology ) 5170, model PS1, PS/2 model 55SX, 70-386, 50Z, 30, 30-286, 30-286 55SX, 56-486SLC2, 486-DX4, and many others not in picture.
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Thanks for visiting, 73 & see you soon on air
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