38-9 Restoration

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The Beginning
Don't Plug it In
The Story
The Plan

 1.  Get the Data

 2.  Block Diagram

 3.  Pre-Flight Checks

 4.  What Needs Replacement?

 5.  Ordering Parts

 6.  Install Electrolytics

 7.  First Power-On Checks

 8.  Triage Problems - more trouble!

 9.  Complete Electrical Restoration

10.  2nd Pre-Flight and Power-On, and The Last Problem

Additional Resources

 o  Antenna in the attic

 o  Shortwave Listening Guide

 o  Philco and Radio History

 o  Other Links


Restoring a Philco 38-9

bulletThe Beginning
bulletDon't Plug It In
bulletThe Plan
bullet 1.  Get The Data
bullet 2.  Understand the Block Diagram
bullet 3.  Pre-Flight Checks
bullet 4.  What Needs Replacement?
bullet 5. Ordering Parts
bullet6.  Install Electrolytics
bullet 7.  First Power-on Checks
bullet8. Triage Problems
bullet9. Complete Electrical Restoration
bullet10. 2nd Pre-Flight and Power-On
bulletAdditional Resources
bulletThe Story
bulletPhilco Feedback Page









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Lilian Vernon
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Last modified: November 01, 2008