|FT301 MANUALS and also service notes and some important
DATA SHEETs and LINKS (I have 3 parts rigs and I sell parts)
|FT 301 SHOP MANUAL..A 53 page owners manual with
circuit explanations and alignment methods. Not
really a full fledged service manual but it is all I can
find. CLICK HERE FOR THIS MANUAL
|by: Earl Andrews VE3AB www.hamelectronicsmagazine.com and mirror site: www.earlandrews.com -->> since 2005 (i'm semi retired!) -- Im a
busy body who enjoys working on things like this -- THE MANUALS BELOW ARE OF EQUIPMENT I COMMONLY WORK ON AND/OR OWN.
|Important Argonaut 515 Circuit
correction to the 515 Final
AMPLIFER BOARD. CLICK HERE
|Ten Tec Model 405 linear
amplifer manual HERE
|Many more files and procedures and technical
notes can be found with web searches.
**sometimes just punch a part number right
yahoo or google and it leads me to a source
Also..YAHOO GROUPS..just about all the
radios have a yahoo group or even two (as in
FT301) (note the Yaesu FT301 group is the
best group of the two. and you can check the
files or links data if you join the group. I have
found YAHOO GROUPS to be a good
|Want to fix your argonaut/ten tec rig or need tips on
basic repairs.. (my dial restringing instructions came from this
here is a site that Ten Tec sponsors
http://www.tentecwiki.org/doku.php <<<---LINK (URL)
cut and paste into your navigation line.
|Ten Tec Model 225
linear power supply
(can supply 13 v at up to
about 9 amps
225 manual and info
|Places to get Manuals..DK MODS, and I have quite a number of
manuals myself! YAHOO GROUPS..you can get manuals, files,
info and high resolution schematic diagrams. Just beat the
bushes and many manuals can be gotten for free.
|High Resolution Schematic Diagram for FT301
|Special Device BY-1 the Biasing device used
in FT301 Final Amp Circuit DATA SHEET
|Substitute TOP PANEL LATCHES
(I bought some at the FOX TANGO
|FT301 FINAL AMPLIFIER TRANSISTORS and
subsitutes (file/info file being developed)
|MY YAHOO GROUPS/RECOMENDATIONS
Amateur-Repairs (5431 members..good content); Atlas 210-215 group, Yaesu FT301, OVQRP..Ottawa Valley Qrp Society..for those in the Ottawa vicinity, HW16,
Heathkit Groups, I will list some other good ones soon. In the discussions portion..you can ask questions and maybe even get parts or entire radios..AND in
the files section..you will find PDF manuals and scans and high resolution schematics and service bulletins and notes.
|Do you want to see something here? and it is one of these older type rigs
or pieces of ham gear (typically 1960s through 1985 or so..) just send me
an email: email@example.com and I will do it if I can!
SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT HEATHKIT..I (think) those manuals are copy rite
now so I would not be posting them here. IF HW16 or HW7 email me and
I can maybe photocopy a manual for a small fee and snail mail it. I wont
be posting the Heathkit manuals on line because I am afraid of legal
I answer all my emails faithfully and will try and get your manual of your older
piece of equipment here on this page (if it is an older type radio like the kind
of item I work on)
|******* I RECOMMEND YAHOO GROUPS HIGHLY!!! **********************
ie Amateur Radio Repairs, FT301 groups..a good resource and its free and it works. I
belong to about
30 or 40 of these specialized groups and I check in on them from time to time to get
manuals..see the discussions or see if any files/links for certain radios.
|TEN TEC dial restringing (see also my
dial restringing of an Argonaut 505
restoration LINK HERE or
|CUSHCRAFT 19 ELEMENT 2 METER BOOMER YAGI WITH TRIAGONAL
REFLECTOR...SMALL ASSEMBLY MANUAL
|FP 301 power supply manual.
This is the matching power
supply for the FT301 series
|FOX TANGO WEB SITE see link below:
Classified ads from Yaesu users (a good
way to "beat the bushes" to find those hard
to get parts or junker rigs... and a candy
store where you can buy some certain items
for the older rigs. I just bought some top
panel latches from them.
http://foxtango.org/foxtango001.htm <<<-- LINK cut and
paste into your address line of browser.
|TEN TEC CENTURY 21 MANUAL
CLICK HERE FOR THIS PDF
|TEN TEC CENTURY 22 MANUAL
CLICK HERE FOR THIS PDF FILE
|MANUALS and IMPORTANT service notes and links
ect.. (older gear) ham radio. (1970s solid state stuff
mainly). ON THIS PAGE: SELECTED FREE PDF
|Substitute LED LAMPS FOR METER
ILLUMINATION: Check out Teds
Technical Corner article on the
KWARC web site (for TS440 but will
work with other rigs) good detailed
pictures and information.
|CONAR TWINS : I own the
receiver but not the
transmitter (YET). Was my
first kit radio. I do have
one or both manuals and I
can work on these simple
contact me for
manual/info/repair at my
DD6 MAN manual
|FT301 modification to allow 30 meter (10 Mhz)
operation.. click here for this article
|I work on older radios that don't have Phase Lock Loop frequency Control or Microprocessor
Control. My shop rate is only $10 per hour. Radios such as Argonaut, Argosy, Atlas ect. ect.....
I can do "time consuming" types of repairs..ie undoing mods, intermittent fault finding.
No major alignments. Not yet. I'm going to get a sweep generator (soon) and will be working on
some of my own equipment (FIRST). Right now..just doing board repairs and component level
repairs and circuit restorations. Email me at link top of page here..for more information or this
page here explains what I do for other people. MY REPAIRS PAGE HERE.
|FT301 POWER CABLE. 13.8 VOLT TO POWER SUPPLY
YAESU AC DC Power Connector Cinch Jones 12pin - I now
have these in stock and can make U up a power cable for
$25.00 each. These cables I build will not have the
retaining clips on the sides. (see pictures above)
|I bought 6 of these off ebay to start building power cables (as per
request).. Might work for Kenwood and other radios.
|OTHER RADIOS and Antenna Manuals..miscellaneous....
|CQ...CQ...CQ...I'd like to
buy your old junker rigs
to fix and/or part out to
others who are tinkering
and fixing the old stuff.
Older solid state rigs of a
simpler nature like the
older Ten Tec or Atlas,
Yaesu and Swan ect...73
de..earl ve3ab up in Elliot
Lake Ontario. CQ CQ..I
also buy older solid state
parts from junkboxes and
|My grid square is
|Hi there Earl, (I answer about 2 or 3 emails a day and I give out lots of free advice..this fellow had success with his
All fixed up now..to my great amazement ! After 15 years in storage everything needed a really good clean.
Cleaning all the pins & sockets on the boards, and cleaning and lubricating all the switch wafers and pots several
times did the trick. Now working well on all bands, but so much time and fiddling!!
This fellow took a few of my suggestions and did the service himself. Nov 27 2012 email.
|Some have speculated that Fred
Gwynne was a ham in real life, but
I've never seen any documention of
it, QSL's, etc.. When he was not
working, Fred and his family actually
live on a farm in Taneytown -- Fred
died a while ago.
|Yaesu FT-221 INSTRUCTION MANUAL
|Atlas 210x/215X chasis and
|I live north of Michigan State. Above pictured... a black bear decided to prowl around our
neighbourhood and he even wanted to take the truck for a test ride!!!
|The best thing about Amateur Radio is it is
very diverse. You can be a tinkerer..builder or
experimenter..LIKE ME?? or a pure operator
..what-ever you prefer!!
|Hybrid Mini Quad/yagi antenna
HQ-1 pdf manual here (I have the MQ-1 somewhere on another
computer! If you want the TGM MQ-1 just ask TGM at their web
|Don't see it listed here on this page?? Send me an
email and I can probably find it and post here for u.
|FT101B through E Service Manual
|YO-301 Monitor Scope (FT301 accessory)
|Accessory VFO for the FT301 click here manual
|KENWOOD (OLDER RIGS) SERVICE MANUALS,
manuals and interesting other items for service and
tech people..> http://www.n6wk.com/kenwood/
|TT model 245 AF CW
filter (for Argonauts)
|TT Model 208 CW/Notch
AF filter for the older
Argonauts NEW to this site!
|$2.00 (by pay pal or through the mail system) for a ONE SHOT download of my many manuals for common Ham Radio and CB equipment.
>>> now MUCH MORE MANUALS available ---> I have a whole whack of ham radio manuals now available (PDF format).
IF YOU NEED A FEW MANUALS -- as per listed below ----
YAESU, KENWOOD, ICOM, Alinco, Atlas, Drake, Lafayette, Hallicrafters, Regency, Standard, Radio Shack, AOR, SOME HEATHKIT, Clegg, Collins,
Galaxy, Gonset, Hammarlund, Henry, Johnson Viking, KLM, Knight, Midland, National, Pryme, Shure, SWAN some others too. Just ask.
-- for $2 by pay pal..(or even send me postage stamps if you like-- ((whatever)).. I can copy one or a few manuals for you onto a private web page I
make-- then later (I TAKE IT DOWN).. Just email me firstname.lastname@example.org I charge just a wee small fee to pay for my shop supplies and the ISP
for my web sites and stuff like that (HOBBY rather than a business). MY SHOP FEE for small repairs $10 per hour (HOBBY RATE) I sell parts too!
>>>>> Prices are low for parts as well <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
|HEATHKIT MANUALS - Some common ones are here. I might have some other ones on
CD rom that I can look up for you. I can post here on this page for you. A $2 donation
by pay pal as a gift appreciated but certainly not manditory. I do a great many FREE
Services (in the Spirit of Amateur Radio)
|Most Manuals here.. FREE PDF files - if not on this page..I could perhaps get it for
you for a (very modest) $2 donation to my site !! I have some HAM RADIO MANUALS
on a CD ROM SET -- and can publish to a special (unlisted) page for you !! email me
email@example.com for details.
|NEW to this page.. HEATH KIT -- TRUST but VERIFY !!!
HEATHKIT PARTS cross reference
|Palomar Kachina - Outdated Technology dating back to the early 1970s. Here is a shop
manual and some diagrams. I did a repair on a digital version of the Kachina a year or so
ago. These diagrams helped me a great deal. I have some of the older hard to get solid
state parts used in these rigs. I sell them at reasonable prices.
|New YAESU FT 757GX service
Manual click here..
|Yaesu FT757GX Techinical Supplement
click here to download
|SEE BOTH 515 MANUAL LINKS
IMPORTANT 515 correction to PA stage
|Ten Tec No. 1208 TKit Instruction Manual scan
NOTE: not all the pages will be in order but the complete
manual is in this SCAN I made of my own 1208 Manual.
NOTE: the modification file which should also be
included with the manual. When I bought my 1208 second
hand-- the original owner mentioned he had problems
with a certain stage of the alignment. Perhaps this
modification will address this issue.
CLICK HERE FOR THE MANUAL IN PDF FORMAT
|TT1208 Modification in pdf format
to correct a mistake in the
CLICK HERE FOR THIS
|TT 1208 CIRCUIT BOARD OVERVIEW
CLICK HERE FOR THIS FILE
|QRP QUARTERLY - October 1992 Edition
which has the HW8 bad Toroids Article CLICK HERE
|HW-8 PARTIAL MANUAL with theory of
operation and schematics ect
CLICK HERE FOR FREE PDF downld
|HW-7 I have partial manual here in pdf. As well I
have some other qst articles and I sell parts for
QST mods for HW7, HW8 and other qrp rigs.
CLICK HERRE FOR FREE PDF download
|HW-9 - I have never owned an HW9 but here is the manual anyways. I have some discrete
components I sell that are used on the HW9 and other qrp rigs CLICK HERE FOR FREE