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Beitman's
Radio Servicing Course
Practical Radio Training for Home-Study
by M.N. Beitman
This home study course assumes that you have no electronic theory knowledge. Great lessons for beginners or experts dealing with antique radio repair and servicing.
160 Pages in Adobe PDF format on CDROM
Table of Contents
Lesson 1: Introduction And Fundamental Facts
Review Questions
Lesson 2: Elementary Electricity
Review Questions
Lesson 3: Radio Batteries
Lesson 4: Circuits - Magnetism – Electromagnets
Numbers, Fractions, Decimals, Simple Formulas Explained As A Tool
Wattage or Electrical Power
How To Tell What Resistor To Use (Chart)
Magnetism
Electromagnetism
Electromagnetic Induction
Self Induction
Review Questions
Lesson 5: Radio Frequency Inductances
Mutual Inductance
Coupling Coefficient
Antenna Coils
High-Impedance Primary
Low-Impedance Primary
High-Impedance Capacity Coupling
Low-Impedance Capacity Coupling
R.F. Coils
IF Transformers
Single-Tuned IF Transformers
Double-Tuned IF Transformers
Triple-Tuned IF Transformers
Capacity-Coupling In IF Transformers
Radio Coils
Review Questions
Lesson 6: Radio Capacitors
Fixed Condensers
Considerations of Electrolytic Condensers
Some Important Practical Facts Concerning Condenser Replacements
Review Questions
Lesson 7: Alternating Current Theory and Filters
Inductive Reactance
Capacitance Reactance
Filters
Tuned Circuits
Reactance and Resistance
Reactance and Resistance in Series (Chart)
Handy Radio Formulae (Chart)
Review Questions
Lesson 8: Practical Aspects of Radio Servicing
Review Questions
Lesson 9: Radio Tubes
Review Questions
Lesson 10: Radio Frequency Amplification - Superheterodyne Principles
Selectivity
Sensitivity
Fidelity
T.R.F.
Volume Control Replacement
The Superheterodyne Principle
Automatic Volume Controls
Review Questions
Lesson 11: Power Supplies
Review Questions
Lesson 12: Meters, Multitesters, and Tube Testers
Lesson 13: Vacuum Tube Voltmeters
Review Questions
Lesson 14: Point-To-Point Servicing
Lesson 15: Signal Generators and Signal Tracers
Signal Tracing Techniques
Review Questions
Lesson 16: Using An Oscilloscope For Servicing
Review Questions
Lesson 17: Alignment Information
Lesson 18: Amplifiers, Public Address, and High Fidelity
Lesson 19: Advantages of Inverse Feedback
Explanation of Inverse Feedback
Reduction of Distortion
Reduction of Plate Resistance
Electrodynamic & Magnetic Speakers
Loudspeaker Selection – Placement
Lesson 20: Matching Speakers To The P.A.
Effect of Mismatching Speakers to Amplifier Output
Lesson 21: Frequency Modulation
FM Antenna Fundamentals
FM Receiver Fundamentals
FM Receiver Alignment and Trouble Shooting
Lesson 22: The Radio Servicing Business
Obtaining Radio Repair Jobs
The Question of Rates and Charges