Episode 033 - Greg Latta - AA8V
The Short Wave Mystery, Hardy Boys
First Electrical Book for Boys - Alfred Morgan
Lionel electronics lab
First License: WN8ZVC, 1968
First QSL Card - W9SNQ 17th May 1968
Hallicrafters S120 Receiver,
Ameco AC1 transmitter.
Knight kit T60 transmitter
Popular Electronics antenna tuner
First Amateur Radio Club: Cuyahoga Falls Amateur Radio Club
Goodyear Amateur Radio Club - Akron, Ohio
Heathkit - once the premier company for electronic kits
Greg Latta Sites:
Gregs Best Project: 6X2 Superhetrodyne Receiver
W8EXI Wingfoot VFO Exciter
Jim Trutko, W8EXI (SK) was the ham’s ham
Negative Resistance - is the property where has the voltage is increased through a load, the current decreases. Experiment with a 6CL6 tube.
A “Lattaism” - the latest is not always the best.
“Just Plain Folks”, Saturday Radio Show, WFWM 91.9 FM National Public Radio
Learn Morse Code - Farnsworth Method
“A Modern Keyed VFO for Vintage Transmitters”, Page 46 Greg Latta, QST, Jan 2014.
Time Saving Tip - be organized and take a rest every day.
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Hallicrafters SX-96 Receiver
Johnson Ranger Transmitter
TenTec Jupiter Transceiver
An example of Greg's construction technique using thick aluminum side panels that are tapped to allow sheet metal covers to be attached.