Radio/TV Restoration and Building

Building Projects

"Li'l 7" AM Broadcast Transmitter

Crystal Shortwave Radio

Battery Eliminator for Old Radios

S-Meter for Hallicrafters S-38

Magic Eye for Hallicrafters S-20R

Portable AM Transmitter

Making "AA5" Radios Safer to Use


Restoration Articles

1933 Colonial Globe 1936 Sparton Bluebird
1934 Philco 60 Cathedral 1947  Scott 800-B AM/FM/SW
1934 GE S-22-X Tombstone 1948 Farnsworth GT-051 "Bullet"
1937 Zenith 6-J-230 Tombstone 1950  Truetone "Boomerang"
1937 Philco 37-61 Tombstone 1950 Zenith G724 AM/FM
1939 Hallicrafters S-20R 1952 RCA Console Television
1940 Zenith 12-S-471 Console 1954 Hallicrafters SX-88
1941 Philco 41-221 Tabletop 1955 Zenith Tabletop Television
1941 GE L-740 Tabletop 1956 Guild "Country Belle"
1947 Admiral Radio/Phono 1948 Hammond Solovox
1947 Dominion Electrohome 1957 RCA Tabletop Television
1947 Crosley AM/FM/SW 1962 Fisher 800-B AM/FM
1947 Hallicrafters SX-42 1941 Hallicrafters SX-28
How to Replace Capacitors Ground-Up Radio Restoration
1947 Sparton Console 1947 Zenith TransOceanic
1956 Emerson Radio/TV 1948 Hallicrafters 505 TV
1948 Hallicrafters T-67 TV 1958 Philco Predicta TV
1948 Motorola VT-73 TV 1950 Grundig 940W Radio
1948 Scott Radio/TV/Phono 1981 Zenith TO R7000-2
1936 Midwest Radio Hallicrafters SX-28 Gearbox


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Copyright 1995-2004 (C) Philip I. Nelson, all rights reserved. These radio construction and restoration projects, including all descriptions, diagrams, photos, and the underlying electronic design, are published here for the noncommercial use of radio hobbyists. You may print and reproduce these project instructions for your personal use. Commercial use of this material is strictly forbidden.