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Old 03-10-2017, 03:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Electronic M View Post
IIRC someone figured out that the old 40 MHz IF TV tuners can block convert the FM present band to the pre-war freqs when set to something like ch 6...If you've got some spare TV tuners around that might give the FM chassis in that set a purpose.
That is an VERY interesting idea, considering a tuner set on VHF 6 has an RF amp stage, tune a frequency band from 88 to possibly 94 mc with some creative tweaking, with a 6 mc wide passband out the IF link Hmm now where's my spectrum analyzer. Oh that's right, I cant afford one but there is SDR (software-defined radio) for the laptop. I go stuff one of my several 1950-54 NIB Admiral tuners inside the S-C 435M 's FM chassis for a future project.
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