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Recollections of a Radio Receiver


What have Tom, Dick and Harry, evening meals, toothpicks, breadcrumbs, “wiggle-wobble,” chimneys, a “two-hand dance,” a perfect storm, scavenger hunting, moaning, a wow factor, a “crazy old coot” called “Cros” and even beauty contests to do with an amateur-built radio receiver the answer can be found by reading Recollections of a Radio Receiver… by Jay Helms, W6HHT. The book covers (almost) everything you would ever want to know about the Ham Band Receiver (HBR) series of amateur band receivers first conceived by Ted Crosby, W6TC (SK) in the 1950s.

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