Heathkit DX-60 AM Net
 8/2/2020 Net Audio Uploaded. Please send your pictures and videos of Sturgis to brad@nb9m.com! 
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W8TOW Operating AM

Hallicrafters Super Skyrider In Action
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DX-60 PTT Mod Pt. 2

Including Monologue Switch
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DX-60 PTT Modification

Another great one from Terry, N6TLU
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February 2019 DX-60 Check-ins

N6TLU, Terry, features our net once again on his YouTube D-Lab Electronics channel.

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Posted: 07/19/2020
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KI8BQ STURGIS, MI AM Meet

Still on for Saturday, JULY 25, 2020 WELCOME TO THE 18TH ANNUAL AM GET TOGETHER ON JULY 25, 2020    LOCATION:  KI8BQ QTH half way between  Chicago and   Detroit                        (on the Michigan - Indiana state line)   TIME:    &nb...  READ MORE
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Posted: 04/19/2020
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W8SAJ Builds the New Noveau

Jeff provides N-75A assembly pictures [Click the above link to open the article with 20 pictures]I just got the newer updated version of the Noveau N-75A done and works great as the first one. The new board now has the older AGC external board incorporated now with surface mounted parts on the new board. Everything else is the same it seems and performs the same. I did add a power switch across the one on the back, so I can turn on an...  READ MORE
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Posted: 04/05/2020
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4/5/2020 Question of the Day

What is your favorite transmitting tube? The DX-60 Net Question of the Day was "What is your favorite transmitting tube?"  Steve, W8TOW is at the helm of the Sunday morning April 4, 2020 net once again, with a near record number of check-ins.  Listen to the first 1 1/2 hours of the net by clicking the link above.  Net audio going back to November, 2019 is always available by clicking Audio from the main menu....  READ MORE
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Posted: 03/15/2020
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W9GOB, Dan, SK

The DX-60 net remembers Dan, W9GOB on the 3/15/2020 net.  Dan goes back a number of years in the group, which shared their fond memories of him and his full life.  You can listen to the first 1.5 hours of the net audio here....  READ MORE
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Posted: 03/08/2020
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2020 Novice Rig Roundup

00:00 UTC on 3/7/2020 through 23:59 UTC on 3/15/2020 Signing up for the online logger is required to be eligible for the prize drawings. Once you are signed up,please make some test entries. The test entries will be cleared immediately before the event.Please note that logger registration and applying for Novice Rig Roundup Membership number are not the same thing.If you plan to submit a log,YOU MUST SIGN UP FOR THE 2020 NRR Online LoggerPREVIOUS LO...  READ MORE
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Posted: 03/08/2020
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K8ATV, Bob, SK

DX-60 Net recognizes long-time AMer K8ATV, ROBERT C ARCHAMBAULT passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2020.  The DX-60 net joins other AM enthusiasts in recognizing Bob and his contributions to the hobby. ...  READ MORE
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Posted: 02/15/2020
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2020 Hoosier AM Swapmeet

September 19, 2020 (RSVP Online) *** Signup at the link above. ***Date: September 19, 2020Time: 8AM – 3PMLocation: 7382 W 500 S, Morgantown, IN 46160Talk-In: 146.52 FM SimplexRaffle Prize Awarded @2PM: Excellent Johnson Viking Ranger II w/PTT!STURGIS STYLE. THERE ARE NO INDOOR VENDOR OPTIONS. BRING TARPS, ETC IF IT LOOKS LIKE RAIN!The swapmeet will be at the QTH of NB9M, about 45 minutes southw...  READ MORE
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Posted: 02/09/2020
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WA8SAJ Adds W9RAN T/R to Nouveau 75 Transceiver

Don't miss this DX-60.NET article submitted by Jeff, WA8SAJ....  READ MORE
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Posted: 11/11/2019
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W9DYV Radio Symposium Flyer (.pdf)

Winterfest 2020 – St. Louis Friday January 24th, 2020 Click the link above to view and/or print the PDF fileThe 8th W9DYV's Amateur Radio SymposiumJanuary 24-25, 2020If you boatanchor guys in the Midwest really wanted to attend the W9DYV Radio Symposium in past years but didn't relish so long of a drive, fret no longer - the Symposium is coming near you!Next year, boatanchor/restoration enthusiasts, historian-hobbyists and those wishing ...  READ MORE
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Posted: 10/27/2019
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K5LYN's SB-10/Collins 310B/DX-60 Experiment

Check out Lynn's unusual DX-60 application! Lynn is using a DX-60 between an SB-10 and a Collins exciter in an AB1 configuration!  Click the link above to see the article....  READ MORE

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W8SAJ Builds the New Noveau

Jeff provides N-75A assembly pictures I just got the newer updated version of the Noveau N-75A done and works great as the first one. The new board now has the older AGC external board incorporated now with surface mounted parts on the new board. Everything else is the same it seems and performs the same. I did add a power switch across the one on the back, so I can turn on and off from the front panel.73, Jeff / WA8SAJ...  READ MORE
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Using the W9RAN T/R Relay w/Noveau-75 & SDR-Play

Jeff Covelli, WA8SAJ Just finished my first W9RAN Versa-TR Switch from Hayseed Hamfest and I put into a BUD box (tight fit).       I am using it with the Noveau-75 and my SDR-Play receiver & laptop, plus other receivers in a multi-coupler system I have here. The Noveau-75 now goes through the relay box and only the SDR and other receivers are used. The Noveau-75 receiver is "NOT&...  READ MORE
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K5LYN's SB-10/Collins 310B/DX-60 Experiment

Most unsual DX-60 lashup ever... Above is a picture of my latest project.  After doing the transceiver thing, with a CE20A, mated to a SX-115, then the next transceiver project, a 10A mated to any Drake R4 series receiver, I had an idea.  Those transceiver projects have a lot of oscillators, and even the crystal oscillators can drift as they warm up, which requires re-zeroing the transmitter to the receiver from time to...  READ MORE
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Remembering Mike, N8ECR (SK)

Tributes and pictures submitted by net membership If you have some pictures or a small tribute you'd like to submit in memory of our former net control, please send them to brad@nb9m.com or W8TOW.dx-60.net for inclusion here.Here is Mike N8ECR at the QTH of Ron/K8FG. Mike N8ECR stopped  by with his new dog, the pic was taken on 06-29-2011.Mike and Ron N8UUH would head over to my area (14mi SW of Tawas City) so we could enjoy a lunch at H...  READ MORE
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Category: Schematics & Manuals
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DX-60 Assembly Manual (PDF)

Made available by W5RKL (w5rkl.com) *** The PDF is Downloadable below ***Thanks to Mike, W5KRL, for making a good copy of a DX-60 Assembly Manual....  READ MORE
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DX-60B Assembly Manual (PDF)

Made available by W5RKL (w5rkl.com) *** The PDF is Downloadable below ***Thanks to Mike, W5RKL, for making a good copy of a DX-60B Assembly Manual....  READ MORE
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DX60B FUNCTION SWITCH REPAIR AND MODIFICATION

*** The .PDF file is downloadable below ***There are lots of mods for the Heathkit DX60 on the internet. These include audio and PTT mods. The PTT mods address an issue with the function switch and makes switching between RX and TX more flexible. The Function wafer switch on an unmodified DX60 switches the high voltage secondary of the power transformer when going from standby (receive) to transmi...  READ MORE
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DX-60B Transmitter Schematics (PDF)

Thanks to www.nostalgickitscentral.com *** The PDF is Downloadable below ***Very crisp, legible, printable schematic.  Original link: https://www.nostalgickitscentral.com/heath/schematics/heathkit_schema_dx60b.pdf ...  READ MORE
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Heathkit DX-60 PTT Modification

By Bill Sepulveda, K5LN ** The .PDF file is downloadable below ***One of the biggest short comings of the DX-60 is the function switch, and the need to switch the phone operation to Push-To-Talk (PTT), which should enhance the operation and save the function switch. I also wound up using a D-104 unamplified microphone with my DX-60B. Parts List: 1 – Two pin Microphone connector 2 – 6 or 12 VDC 4PDT Relay (If ...  READ MORE