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Reviews Categories | Tools & Test Equipment for the amateur radio work bench | RCA Institutes RF signal generator Help


Reviews Summary for RCA Institutes RF signal generator
RCA Institutes RF signal generator Reviews: 2 Average rating: 1.0/5 MSRP: $Unknown
Description: Inexpensive kit signal generator offered in the late 50's o to early 60's for
the hobbiest and radio repairman. Offered as a kit separately or as a part
of the RCA Institutes electronics training kit.
Product is not in production.
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KB8ASO Rating: 1/5 Jul 5, 2017 12:50 Send this review to a friend
Not even good for a beginner. There are better out there.  Time owned: more than 12 months
These show up at hamfests from time to time. They are built down to a low price and it shows. There is only one trimmer adjustment to align the dial to the correct frequency. Get one band correct and the other bands are off sometimes by several MHz on the higher bands. The audio oscillator does not modulate the oscillator well nor is it adjustable in amplitude. If you can get one for a couple of dollars and it still works it is useable with a frequency counter. If you can find a better unit for a few more $$ pass this one by. It will frustrate an experienced user and could turn off a new ham.
 
KB8ASO Rating: 1/5 Jul 4, 2017 19:48 Send this review to a friend
Not even good for a beginner. Better out there.   Time owned: 6 to 12 months
These show up at handsets from time to time. They are built down to a price and it shows. There is only one trimmer adjustment to align the dial to the correct frequency. Get one band correct and the other bands are off sometimes by several MHz on the higher bands. The audio oscillator does not modulate the oscillator well nor is it adjustable in amplitude. If you can get one for a couple of dollars and it still works it is useable with a frequency counter. If you can find a better unit for a few more $$ pass this one by. It will frustrate an experienced user and could turn off a new ham.
 


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