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Restoring a Vintage Zenith Table Top AM/FM Receiver from the ‘60s

Restoring a Vintage Zenith Table Top AM/FM Receiver from the ‘60s

By Bryan Bergeron    View In Digital Edition  

Teardowns of vintage gear in which you carefully note component values, construction techniques, and create a schematic from scratch are a great introduction to vacuum tubes. The next level (and the focus of this article) is to restore tube-type devices, starting with a tabletop radio. Not only will you learn to work with the technology, but you’ll have something of value when you’re done.


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