From: Lizard Blizzard
Subject: Re: help! ultra compact, simple transmitter
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 13:03:03 -0700
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George R. Gonzalez wrote:
> "John S. Dyson" wrote in message
>>>First off, tunnel diodes are impossible to find.
> Well, a little circuitous perhaps. Just look on EBay for a Tek 3T77
> or for that matter, most any older Tek sampling or sweep plug-in.
> or a Tek 465 scope. IIRC the Tek 3T77 had about 6 tunnel diodes, the 465
> 4 or is it six?
> Some of those plug-ins have sold for under $10, that brings a tunnel diode
> most anyone's price range.
> About 2 decades ago, the local junk stores had barrels of CDC 3000-series
> modules for 25 cents each. Most of those had two to eight tunnel diodes.
> WIsh I wouldda bought some then!
Why would you want to use a TD nowadays when there are far lower priced
and higher performance solutions?
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