Reply to post: Re: So we've gone from six to five

Holy moley! The amp, kelvin and kilogram will never be the same again

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Re: So we've gone from six to five

"But is' quite possible your first radio set would still work today (if there's still something being transmitted on those wavelengths)"

If you think I would be happy powering up something with 55 year old big electrolytics...

Valves not a problem - I did test one of my old EF86s the other day and it seemed to work, no blue glow - but electrolytics are prone to degradation. I once worked with someone who had had a colleague die when a 68000 microfarad experimental capacitor exploded, after which they put in pressure relief valves.

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