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Don Dulmage
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VE3LYX Ham Since 1980

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Other Callsigns
First issued VE3LYU

My Ham Radio Interests
Homebrew tubes CW and AM. Minimalist style.
Skeds for low power QSOs with homebrew stuff.

50C6 Cw rockbound with matching 12sn7 regen.
01 TNT 40M with matching 01 regen
40M hartley CW
80M x 40M Am transceiver HB
Two No 19 Wireless Sets
6l6 Breadboard Cw TX and matching 6sl7 regen.
BC454 recvr Operational 80M
ARC 5 T18 transmitter which now covers all of 80M band in CW and AM (cathode modulated through CW key jack)
Twin 811A HB linear Amp.

Other Interests
Speak Deutsch at a functional level, can get by in French but it is hardwork for me.
Make fiddles and play them. (gospel and country)
Drag racer . I run The Senior Dragster. Slant six powered.
I race it at Picton Airfield
Am a writer. I have two books published and many magazine articles in both the USA and Canada. I used to have my own opinion column in a local paper for several years.(View from the Ridge)
Cast aluminum for fun.
Also raised cattle for several years and trucked them. I also bought and sold for others. (Dolmetsch Beef Farm)

In the interest of allowing others to enjoy their clubs I now refrain from joining.(does not play well with others)

45s in push pull for HF amp


3/8/2014 2:04:13 PM (0 comments) Add a commentAdd Comment

I run as some of you will know a one tube TNT transmitter loop modulated on AM phone. I don't use it a lot but if someone asks or is willing to listen for it I am happy to oblige. I decided for reasons unknown to build a two tube HF amp for the little hb rig. I finished it today. Seems to work fine. Currently it is setup on 40M, 7295kcs. I swapped the 45 tube from the TNT for a 201A and put a pair of 45s in the new amp. It seems to work well. So if you hear me on 40M with any of my rigs and would like to hear a single tube transmitter on AM just ask. I will probably also try it with this new amp just for the fun of it. All old parts BTW

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