Hiker's Two

Homebrew Regenerative Shortwave Receiver

This is my homebuilt version of the 2-tube shortwave band regenerative receiver based on the space charge technique as used in the Hiker's Two radio developed in New Zealand in 1937.  You can read more about the Hiker's radios at this website. http://www.oldradios.co.nz/hikers

It uses a pair of 49 tubes and operates with a 1.5 volt D-cell and a 9 volt transistor radio battery.  Three plug-in coils provide coverage from 3-12 Mc/s.  Has vernier tuning plus an 8pf bandspread cap for easy tuning.

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10 March 2006