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Bryce Ringwood, South Africa - Radio collection

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Below you find a part of the radio collection Bryce Ringwood - including other related items.

For reasons of space have to keep the collection down to a few. I repair vintage radios as a paying hobby. I keep records of them for interest. Call sign used to be G8ARY many years ago when I lived in UK. I began my hobby by building a crystal set radio using Ivalek headphones, Repanco coil and Jackson Bros variable capacitor (which I still have!). It really didn't work very well. I used to listen to short wave on my Dad's radio and later on a Wireless Set No. 19. I tried without success to receive the first Sputnik using an R208 receiver on 20 and 40 MHz. I built my own receivers and transmitters for the amateur 70cm band and had a contact from Leeds in the UK with a Norwegian station using my 4X150A homebrew transmitter. Before leaving England for South Africa, I hurriedly built a five band shortwave receiver to listen to the BBC. On arrival, I more or less gave up radio for 20 years until a colleague presented me with a very broken NC 100. (Meanwhile, I had been very busy making electronic equipment for strain measurement and helping my children with radio control.) The NC 100 seems to have acted like a magnet, attracting all sorts of strange equipment to make a collection of sorts. My Wife bought the Phantom de Luxe for my Birthday.
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Part of the radio collection of Bryce Ringwood. These pictures have been uploaded to the corresponding models by Bryce Ringwood but this is not necessarily all of Bryce Ringwood's collection.

uk_marconi_tf1066b.jpg
ZZ:  Marconi Instruments, Marconi-Ekco ...
1960 : FM Signal Generator
TF1066B

uk_dynatron_nomad.jpg
GB:  Dynatron Radio Ltd., Maidenhead, B...
1959 : Nomad
TP11

jp_casio_tv470.jpg
J:  CASIO Computer Co., Ltd.; Tokyo
1991 : LCD Pocket Color Television
TV-470N

usa_tek_type_d.jpg
USA:  Tektronix; Portland, OR
1955–64 : Plug-In-Unit
Type D 53/54D

usa_tek_type_q_1.jpg
USA:  Tektronix; Portland, OR
1959 : Plug-in unit
Type Q

usa_tektronix_typetu2.jpg
USA:  Tektronix; Portland, OR
1960 : Test-Load Plug-In Unit
Type TU-2

de_uni211.jpg
D:  Messtechnik Mellenbach ; MTM ; Me...
1970 ??: Universalmesser
UNI21

The shopowner said that a purchaser had returned it because it wouldn't zer...
jp_sony_vo_6800ps_front.jpg
J:  Sony Corporation; Tokyo
1984 ?: Portable Videocassette Recorder U-Matic
VO-6800PS

uk_ivalek_cats_whisker.jpg
GB:  Ivory Electric Ltd.
1950 ??: Ivalek
Wireless Crystal & Cats Whisker

jp_sony_wm_1.jpg
J:  Sony Corporation; Tokyo
1981 : Walkman Stereo Cassette Player
WM-1

sa_barlows_xcr30.jpg
ZA:  Barlow-Wadley; South Africa
1973–76 : 
XCR-30 Mark 2 (II)

This set has the TAA612B audio IC.
usa_rca_ar88d.jpg
USA:  RCA (RCA Victor Co. Inc.); New Yor...
1941–45 : AR-88D
gb_evershed_bridge_megger.jpg
GB:  Evershed & Vignoles Ltd; London
1936 : Bridge Megger
uk_ivalek_phones.jpg
GB:  Ivory Electric Ltd.
1950 ?: Headphones
My first set had a chrome-plated headband. I think the chrome on this examp...
jp_blaupunkt_88.jpg
D:  Blaupunkt (Ideal), Berlin, später ...
1975 ??: 88 (Tedelex AT 555)
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Our member Bryce Ringwood opened his/her collection of radios and other related items on 12.Jun.2008.
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