Monday, 14 October 2013
Wednesday 9th October 2013
With the blizzard still raging I went down to the transmitter building and reassembled the 1kW linear amplifier. My new 2.5kW GU-84B tetrode will be here in two weeks time so there is no point wasting any more time on the Barrett amplifier. These hardy valves were manufactured by the Russians during the cold war to survive nuclear explosion EMP's and were used in their submarine transmitters. After I had finished with the Barrett amplifier I disassembled my Emtron DX-2sp amplifier and removed the crook valve in readiness for new valve. After lunch I spent the rest of the afternoon working from my room. After dinner Cookie put on a movie called “Left for dead on Mt Everest” which I had seen before.