OT: boatanchor mailing lists and resources?

From: Stan Barr <stanb_at_dial.pipex.com>
Date: Fri Apr 19 12:54:02 2002


Tothwolf <tothwolf_at_concentric.net> said:
> On Wed, 17 Apr 2002, Stan Barr wrote:

> > I presume you're familiar with rec.radio.amateur.boatanchors ;-)
> That I am. I haven't been reading it lately since the signal to noise
> ratio (all the epay ads) got to be too much trouble to filter.

Know what you mean ;-)
> > > I wasn't able to find out all that much about the 'CS', other than it
> > > seems to have been made between 1945 and 1946.
> >
> > Raymond S. Moore's book agrees with the dates and says it's the same
> > as the NC-2-40C but with frequencies 0.2 to 0.4 and 1 to 30 MHz
> > instead of 0.49 to 30 MHz.
> Thanks for the verification. That book sounds like one I should add to my
> library, although it looks to be out of print. Do you have any ideas as to
> why National chose to produce two very similar models with different
> frequency ranges? Perhaps the CS was just an "improved", next-generation
> model?

I think it may have been a special contract of some sort. I imagine there's
not much call in the USA for receivers covering 200 - 400KHz - mostly
beacons down there. It has the same frequency coverage as the NC-100ASD
which was built to a Signal Corps contract.
Stan Barr  stanb_at_dial.pipex.com
The future was never like this!
Received on Fri Apr 19 2002 - 12:54:02 BST

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