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Author Topic: YOUTUBE SERIES: Restoring the Kenwood R-5000 Receiver  (Read 774 times)

Offline VK3BVW

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Folks,

I found an old Kenwood R-5000 receiver at a recent hamfest....it desperately needed some love! So I bought it and brought it home. I've begun cleaning up and restoring it. If interested, you can follow the series of YouTube videos I'm making on this little project. So far, I have done three videos, with more to come:

RESTORING THE KENWOOD R-5OOO RECEIVER - Part 1
We lift the lid on this receiver and see what's inside.
http://medxr.blogspot.com.au/2016/04/restoring-kenwood-r-5000-receiver-part-1.html

RESTORING THE KENWOOD R-5OOO RECEIVER - Part 2
We start our restoration process by giving the case of the Kenwood R-5000 receiver a much needed cleanup.
http://medxr.blogspot.com.au/2016/04/restoring-kenwood-r-5000-receiver-part-2.html

RESTORING THE KENWOOD R-5000 RECEIVER - PART 3
This time we are changing out the old supplied 6 kHz filter for a much better 4 kHz version, resulting in better selectivity and improved audio quality.
http://medxr.blogspot.com.au/2016/05/restoring-kenwood-r-5000-receiver-part-3.html

If you have any knowledge, feedback or suggestions on this receiver, I'd love to hear from you.

73 de Rob VK3BVW

Rob Wagner VK3BVW
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