Heathkit DX-60 AM Net

Heathkit DX-60 AM Net Videos

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2019 AM Get Together w/N6TLU
Sturgis, Michigan

Terry, N6TLU, once again has produced a video of the annual AM meet in Sturgis, Michigan.  This swap meet is hosted by KI8BQ, Gary, and his gorgeous QTH just north of the Indiana line....  READ MORE

stonebs
07/29/2019
Net Checkin Videos
DX-60 PTT Mod Pt. 2
Including Monologue Switch

Part 2 of the Heathkit K1 PTT relay system. I have added a few features, simplified the installation, plus updated the documentation. Yes a growing project. For this presentation I acquired a 1 owner DX-60B tube transmitter. Kenn (W1KMH) entrusted me with his prize piece. He and I coordinated our thoughts for the ultimate PTT modification. I have kits ready for sale. Many new models are being deve...  READ MORE

stonebs
03/30/2019
DX-60 Modifications
DX-60 PTT Modification
Another great one from Terry, N6TLU

This video demonstrates installation of the D-lab K1 PTT module into a Heathkit DX-60B. Many of these radios are still in use. Most have stressed/bad operate switches from years of operation. Unfortunately the replacement switch is nearly impossible to locate, so Hams rely on parts machines to keep their rig going. The K1 PTT module eliminates wear via a relay to control key up of the transmitter....  READ MORE

stonebs
03/24/2019
DX-60 Modifications
HW-16 Capacitor Replacement
Terry, N6TLU

(This radio now belongs to Brad, NB9M.  Thanks Terry!)A very sought after vintage transceiver. Heathkit produced these for Novice operators. A full break-in transceiver, approx 50 watts output. I had one as a kid, no license, but always dreamed of putting it on the air. Now I have another. It needs some TLC, however I knew it would be worth the efforts. Yes, got it working, and what a fun lit...  READ MORE

stonebs
03/04/2019
DX-60 Modifications
February 2019 DX-60 Check-ins
N6TLU, Terry, features our net once again on his YouTube D-Lab Electronics channel.

Here is the N8ECR memorial DX-60 net. Net control now is W8TOW (Steve) He does a super job keeping the tradition alive. Lots of great antiques radios utilized. Experience the monstrous sound of plate modulation. I was using a super nice National NC-300 to monitor the net. Yes, a vintage hobby, however once you try it, I guarantee you will be hooked. A gathering of experienced Ham's spreading t...  READ MORE

stonebs
03/03/2019
Net Checkin Videos
W8KHZ Check in with Mike at the Mic....

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W8TOW
12/09/2018
Net Checkin Videos
Heathkit DX-60A Restoration by N9IZ

Here's my vintage Heathkit DX-60A on the workbench. It's very clean and in good shape for it's age. After replacing a couple resistors in the HV power supply it seems to be making pretty good output power. - Jeff, N9IZ...  READ MORE

stonebs
12/08/2018
DX-60 Modifications
DX-60 Net With Mike, N8ECR

Sunday 11/10/2013 as heard at the QTH of KB8MTZ on a Zenith Royal 97 portable (battery power) -Radioal1610...  READ MORE

stonebs
12/07/2018
Net Checkin Videos
Ham Radio DX-60 Net Tube Receiver Transmitter
80 meter QSO Check-In

Mike N8ECR (net control) at the helm of the DX-60 Net. The band was a little weak, but I got in there. 73 de N6TLU...  READ MORE

stonebs
12/07/2018
Net Checkin Videos
Heathkit DX60 Transmitter Ham Radio AM Net Check-In
Vintage Gear on 80 meters

Today the band was in great condition. Many check ins to the DX-60 net. Good to hear the vintage transmitters. - Terry, N6TLU...  READ MORE

stonebs
12/07/2018
Net Checkin Videos
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