Episode 020 - Martin Huyett - K0BXB
First Callsign: K0BXB 1949
Grandfather, a telephone man.
Neighbor interested radio
Transmitter: Millen 90800 exciter
Receiver: Hallicrafters S-20R Sky Champion
Operating mode: CW
Heathkit DX60 Transmitter
Heathkit HW-12 80 meter single band SSB
Current Rig: Icom IC-7000 with auto tuner
IC706 Mk2G in car
Worked at King Radio, Kansas City. Later became Bendix/King, and is now Allied Signal. Maker of aviation gear.
Spent time in Ghana and West Africa with Wycliff Bible Translators. Wycliff used Stoner SSB Transceivers on 5 Mhz
Millen 90200 Restoration
6L6 Transmitter on wooden slats
30 meter CW transmitter 2n7000
Martins's most important test set: MFJ M209 Antenna bridge - used to test the resonant frequency of anything
"An AFSK Interface for Android Smartphones", QST May 2012
Interface available here
"Have Fun Building the Simplest Transmitter", QST, November 2012
Wycliff bible Translators
Martin's Radio Control Airplane Site
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Millen 90800 CW Transmitter
Heathkit HW-12 80 meter SSB "Singlebander"
Home Brew 6L6 40/80 meter CW Transmitter
K0BXB Ham Shack