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... edited by Barry Mishkind - the Eclectic Engineer    

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Manuals

 

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* This list is of manuals on hand or scanned in. Some are just in paper; some of them are just too large for convenient download (25 or 35 MB ... or more), others are being cataloged and are available to BDR supporters. Need something? Just make contact. We might have it or know where it is.

MANUALS AVAILABLE VIA THE BDR

Note: Most of these are in PDF format... except where noted.

Bauer

          Transmitters:   707

Belar
         
Download site: http://www.belar.com/ib/

Collins

Transmitters:  

  • 20V

  • 20V2

  • 20V3

  • 21E/M  (skim only)

  • 300J-2

Consoles:        

  • 212B-2

  • 212F-1

  • 212Z-1

Limiters:         

  • 26J-1

  • 26U-1

  • 26W

Delta

  • OIB-3

Gates Radio

Transmitters:  

  • BC-1T

Audio

  • Sta-Level 

  • SA-39A

General Electric

Transmitters:  

  • BT-1-B  1 kW FM Phasitron transmitter

  • 4TF5A1, 2  Television

General Radio

  • GR-1606-A

Gentner

  • SPH-4 Telephone Hybrid Manual

  • VRC-2000 Remote Control Manual

  • VRC-2000 VRCWin Software

  • VRC-2000 VRCWin Software Manual

  • VRC-2000 MS-DOS Software

Harris

Transmitters:  

  • MW-1A

  • MW50-C3

Hewlett-Packard

  • HP-333A/334A – Distortion meter

  • HP-8406A – Frequency Comb Generator 

Humor

  • Rane – PI14

LPB

Transmitters:

  • AM-30P 30 Watt AM Transmitter Schematic

  • AM-60P 60 Watt AM Transmitter Schematic (usable for AM-100)

  • AM Transmitter Limiter Schematic

  • Transmitter Tri-Power Schematic 

Marti Electronics
        
Download site: http://www.martielectronics.com/download/downloads.htm

McMartin

Transmitters:  

  • BA-1K           

Nems-Clarke

  • 120-E  Field Intensity Meter

Orban
        
FTP site: ftp://ftp.orban.com/

Omnia

Phoenix Micro

  • 5575A T1 Micro BERT Test Set Manual (Note that this is a very large (~150 mb) file due to hi-rez scans and the use of color)

  • 5575B T1 Micro BERT Test Set Manual

RCA

Transmitters:  

  • 5C – 5,000 Watts

  • BTA-1R1  - 1,000 Watts
     

Microphones:

  • 77-DX

Sine Systems
        
http://www.sinesystems.com/pages/support.html   

Standard

            Transmitters:   938     

Symetrix

  • 528 Voice Processor Manual (1994)

  • 528 Voice Processor Schematics (1993)

Telos
        
http://www.telos-systems.com/?/support/manuals.htm

TFT 

  • EAS 911 Manual

Western Electric

Transmitters: 

  •  23A – 100/250 Watts (1937)

  • 310A/B – 100/250 Watts (1938)    (the 310 included a 23A)

Westinghouse

  •  FM-3


Patents

  •  Kahn – Symmetrapeak


Papers/Extracts

  • Hewlett-Packard – Spectrum Analyzer Instructions for AM and FM measurements


Miscellaneous Specification sheets/Brochures

Eimac

  • 4-125A

RCA

  • Mixer: 46-B    (1943?)

  • Line Amplifiers:  55-A    (1965?)

  • Pre-Amplifiers   41-B    (1933)
                             41-C    (1942?)

  • Program Amplifier: 40-C    (1935?)

  • Monitor Amplifiers: 82-A    (1937?)
                                  94-C    (1938?)

  • Monitoring system: AA-4194-B amplifier and UZ-4209 speakers  (1934)

 

 

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