Antique Electronics and Vintage Solid State

Firestone 4-A-159

This Firestone 4-A-159  “De Luxe Radio” from 1957 is one of a group that must have been the “tough dogs” from some radio repair shop. 

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Every one so far has some unusual problem that’s been difficult to troubleshoot. …

RCA WV-97A Senior VoltOhmyst VTVM

How the heck do you get in to work on a WV-97A?

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I’m also working on some Heathkit VTVMs – an IM-11, IM-13, and an IM-28. For these, it was easy to drop everything from the front panel and thus gain access to the range and function switches and their associated components.

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