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Re: Drake xtal from ICM



My crystals arrived today. (mmmm... fresh crystals!) 

ICM provided me with 11 crystals Part #540288 and they have the exact
same size case as the original Drake crystal. I can't tell you about
wire spacing since I haven't pulled my old one out yet. 

73,

Mark - N0NSV



Bill Richarz wrote:
> 
> Received my crystal yesterday.  They gave it a catalog # 433390.  It was
> actually smaller than the Drake xtal, and the wire pins were spaced
> closer together.  I pushed the wire pins through the holes and soldered
> it as close to the board as possible.  I bent it slightly toward the trimmer
> to be sure the cover would not touch it.
> 
> It came in right on frequency 8.8125 MHz without adjusting the trimmer.
> 
> Is there a chance it will hear AO-40 without further improvement when
> attached to a Meyers BBQ dish?  When is the best time to listen
> from Charlotte, NC?
> 
> Otherwise, I will wait do the 2 cap mod along with the new LNA.
> 
> de Bill, N4DH
> 
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