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by Koredump
Sun Feb 13, 2011 5:52 pm
Forum: On-Air Studios
Topic: Another Oldie but Goodie- The SIS T-40 Board
Replies: 7
Views: 3321

Re: Another Oldie but Goodie- The SIS T-40 Board

The old boat anchor is going to be crated up Monday morning...but the freight will prolly break the budget. Little Rock to Denver, maybe under a hundred bucks. (fingers crossed) :P
by Koredump
Sun Feb 13, 2011 5:48 pm
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Favorite songs to set a processor to
Replies: 35
Views: 5370

Re: Favorite songs to set a processor to

"Or in 1979, to test the AFC circuits in the exciter Vs. your processor's bass response. Amii Stewart's "Knock on Wood" would normally result in an unlocked carrier by the third thump."

Oh, Lord...the Gates/Harris TE-1 "Unlockatron"...that thought brought chills to my spine. :(
by Koredump
Sat Feb 12, 2011 2:33 pm
Forum: On-Air Studios
Topic: Another Oldie but Goodie- The SIS T-40 Board
Replies: 7
Views: 3321

Re: Another Oldie but Goodie- The SIS T-40 Board

dataman19 wrote:So the ultimate question is...
..
Are ya gonna buy it???
..
Dave
Was checking the universal replacement books this morning to see if I can get transistors for it. But, heck, just the chassis alone is worth it. There's always OpAmp labs modules :)
by Koredump
Sat Feb 12, 2011 2:24 pm
Forum: Everything else
Topic: CHARACTER BUILDING FREE HELP WANTED
Replies: 9
Views: 1108

Re: CHARACTER BUILDING FREE HELP WANTED

Just outside of NIST/NOAA/NTIA on Broadway last week...
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by Koredump
Fri Feb 11, 2011 12:33 pm
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Favorite songs to set a processor to
Replies: 35
Views: 5370

Re: Favorite songs to set a processor to

Agreed, Mark, but I really don't trust myself to critique my client's processing any longer. Too many years of cranked-up cans and monitors, hunting rifle fire, and other insults have trashed a lot of my high-end hearing. Sure, I could use a PC-based audio spectrum analyzer, but that's like kissing ...
by Koredump
Fri Feb 11, 2011 12:21 pm
Forum: On-Air Studios
Topic: Another Oldie but Goodie- The SIS T-40 Board
Replies: 7
Views: 3321

Another Oldie but Goodie- The SIS T-40 Board

Just got a call from an old buddy from Snider/Citadel days, who heard I was looking for an old console. Does anyone remember the SIS Electronics T-40 consoles built by Jim Blanchard, former CE of WAYS-AM, Charlotte? They used discrete bipolar devices in the preamps (2N404A's i think), had humongous ...
by Koredump
Fri Feb 11, 2011 11:16 am
Forum: From the Trenches
Topic: Have you ever accidently taken yourself off the air?
Replies: 63
Views: 17340

Re: Have you ever accidently taken yourself off the air?

One I'd almost forgotten about. We were moving a class IV AM in Oxford, NC way back in '73. Had a BC-1T that the previous CE had to do quite a bit of "imagineering" on to get to drop to 250W nighttime with a single intermittent contact closure from the old Rust RC unit. Well, in all of my youthful i...
by Koredump
Fri Feb 11, 2011 10:53 am
Forum: Ham Radio
Topic: Ham Engineers, sign in please!
Replies: 103
Views: 25525

Re: Ham Engineers, sign in please!

73's de Ted, KD0KSP
QTH high ( 6160' AMSL) atop Eldora Mt. near Boulder, CO
(Unfortunately blocked for VHF/UHF DX to the west ) :(
Great EME and tropo ducting site, though.
by Koredump
Fri Feb 11, 2011 10:47 am
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Favorite songs to set a processor to
Replies: 35
Views: 5370

Re: Favorite songs to set a processor to

This may be breaking the thread, but the song really dosn't matter if you have cruddy monitor speakers....what's the group preference for monitors in the transmitter room/processor rack area? JBL Near-field studio monitors have always been my choice, if you can talk the owner into a pair.
by Koredump
Thu Feb 10, 2011 6:40 pm
Forum: From the Trenches
Topic: Have you ever accidently taken yourself off the air?
Replies: 63
Views: 17340

Re: Have you ever accidently taken yourself off the air?

I once accidentally kicked the coax out of a Optimod composite out. DUH!
by Koredump
Thu Feb 10, 2011 6:32 pm
Forum: From the Trenches
Topic: BE Jokes
Replies: 27
Views: 8780

Re: BE Jokes

Three Broadcast Engineers were in the bathroom standing at the urinals. The first engineer finished and walked over to the sink to wash his hands. He then proceeded to dry his hands very carefully. He used paper towel after paper towel and ensured that every single spot of water on his hands was dr...
by Koredump
Thu Feb 10, 2011 6:13 pm
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Favorite songs to set a processor to
Replies: 35
Views: 5370

Re: Favorite songs to set a processor to

My three faves are Emerson, Lake, and Palmer's "Karn Evil 9"..lotsa transients at all bandpasses, David Silvestre's "Running Theme from Forrest Gump"...outstanding mix and separation, and The Paul Winter Consort's "Icarus"...the cello and viola harmonics really show up any overly-agressive compressi...
by Koredump
Thu Feb 10, 2011 6:00 pm
Forum: AM Radio
Topic: big storm
Replies: 6
Views: 1056

Re: big storm

Lots of snow and sub-zero temps here in Colorado in the last week..no real icing so far.

Now watch half the towers on Lookout Mt. get covered and drop, now that I've tempted fate. :p
by Koredump
Tue Feb 08, 2011 7:45 pm
Forum: Ask the Engineers
Topic: Circuit simulation software
Replies: 10
Views: 1167

Re: Circuit simulation software

Unfortunately, both are UNIX apps. Whaddya mean unfortunately???? :) As others have mentioned, there are some SPICE packages out there that put a graphical front end onto the SPICE engine. Drop your components and run the sim. Sorry, i don't have any specific ones to suggest. Fortunately the ones I...
by Koredump
Tue Feb 08, 2011 7:42 pm
Forum: Pics/Video/Audio
Topic: Stereo 80, Collins, BE, Stereo Console Wanted
Replies: 0
Views: 598

Stereo 80, Collins, BE, Stereo Console Wanted

Got an old boatanchor gathering dust? Drop me a line, with the particulars and price.