Ham Radio News: Adding a Beat Frequency Oscillator

If you're going to use single sideband mode with an older ham radio rig, adding a beat frequency oscillator will better enable you to tune in voice communications.



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Copthorne Macdonald is a ham radio enthusiast, the inventor of slow scan television, and the founder of New Directions Radio.
MADALEINE MACDONALD
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If you're interested in soldering one together yourself, a beat frequency oscillator looks something like this.
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