A Family Affair -
The R.L. Drake Story
By John Loughmiller KB9AT.
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Here is the behind-the-scenes story of the famous R.L. Drake Company, focusing on the glory days, when Drake was king in amateur radio. Every ham and SWL of the era knew R.L. Drake from the outside, but now the inside story of this incredibly interesting company is told. This book also includes useful circuits and modifications and adjustments for many Drake radios. Over 300 pages! ©2000. We highly recommend this book as an entertaining read and a great technical reference. The Appendices include famous Drake ads, cool Drake stations from around the world and Drake grading guide. The January 2001 QST features a complete review on page 35.
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Modification topics include:
Troubleshooting by Jeff Covelli WA8SAJ
TR-4 Tips by Bill Frost, R.L. Drake Co.
TR-4 Notes by Jeff Covelli WA8SAJ
R-4/R-4A Tips by Bill Frost, R.L. Drake Co.
AVC Trouble in R-4 and R-4A by Bill Frost, R.L. Drake Co.
R-4B Notes by Jeff Covelli WA8SAJ
R-4C Notes by Jeff Covelli WA8SAJ
L-4B Notes by Jeff Covelli WA8SAJ
6JB6 Sweep Tube Matching by Al Parker W8UT
SSB Filters by Al Parker W8UT
TR-3/4 and T-4 Comments by Al Parker W8UT
TR-7 Checkout by John Kriner, R.L. Drake Co.
TR-7 Tips by Steve Rawlings, G4ALG
PS-7 Tips by Steve Rawlings, G4ALG
TR-7 ALC Mod by George Cutsogeorge W2VJN
TR-4 Mods by Wayne Montague VE3EFJ
TR-7 Mods by Wayne Montague VE3EFJ
LPH/HPF Removal by Charles Staple WB6ZNV
TR-7 Analog Lamp Replacement by R.L. Drake Co.
DR-7 Board Removal by R.L. Drake Co.
Fixed Passband Alignment by R.L. Drake Co.
TR-7 All Band Transmit, Low Frequency Receive Mod. by R.L. Drake Co.
TR-7 Tx/Rx Switching Transistor Replacement by R.L. Drake Co.
Improving the Drake TR-7 by Scott D. Prather N7NB