Heathkit DX-60 AM Net
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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: 09/15/2019
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AM & SSB: A ‘Gentlemen’s Agreement’

Hello to my friends and Directors of the ARRL,I noted with pleasure that the ARRL Board has passed a motion addressing HF data bandwidth.For many years, there has been an outcry from HF AM operators to have the ARRL Board address the situation of the original ‘Gentlemen’s’ agreement that was set up – basically from the stations that operated AM. In the mid 50’s, SSB b...  READ MORE
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Posted: 06/04/2019
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17th Annual AM Get-Together

Gary, KI8BQ, Hosts Another Swapmeet LOCATION:  KI8BQ QTH half way between Chicago and Detroit (on the Michigan - Indiana state line)                        TIME: 10:00 am Michigan timeBRING: Your boatanchors and guest ... camping is available for those who wish to come early. We will have Coffee and rolls.  Sloppy Joes, Chips and Soft Drinks for Lun...  READ MORE
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Posted: 05/26/2019
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DX 60 Net Badges!

Hello all from W8TOW NCS for the net. Here is a prototype for the DX60 Badge. If you like, please let us know. The cost for group members is about $10-12Some design modifications are possible.73 SteveW8TOW...  READ MORE
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Posted: 12/15/2018
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Pictures/Audio Clips/Videos of N8ECR Needed!

Let's remember Mike here on DX-60.NET If you have any pictures, audio clips or videos of Mike, N8ECR (SK) that you would like to share, please forward them to Brad, NB9M or Steve, W8TOW:brad@nb9m.comw8tow@dx-60.netWe'll make sure they get posted on the site in his memory.Thanks for taking the time,- Brad, NB9Mnb9m.com...  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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Category: Schematics & Manuals
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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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Category: Modifications
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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