Radios for the Dodge WC52

When a radio amateur buys a classic car, classic radios have to go into it! The BC191/BC312 and BC652/BC653 were the radios used in those days, so finding those was the next project.

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BC191 transmitter with and without front lid

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Connection diagram in the crate, and an old BC312 receiver

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Inside of a BC191 tuning unit

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Outside of unit, and BC191 with tuning unit removed

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Switches and potmeters behind the power tubes

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Lighting the tubes

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Tuning unit with covers back on

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Many crystals are needed

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We used the Dodge to get a BC653/BC652

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It still looks very good

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Testing the rig

The BC652 receiver with 14v dynamotor installed, and the 24v one on top.

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