Eddystone User Group


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You can contact the Eddystone User Group by writing to

Chris Pettitt
EUG Webmaster
23 Dark Lane
Hollywood
Birmingham B47 5BS

Or by email g0eyo@blueyonder.co.uk

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266 Comments


  1. Hello; from Terry VO1TMM Newfoundland, Canada.(a few miles from where MarconI received the first transatlantic wireless message).
    He has 3 Eddystone Rx. They were purchased separately and individually, at different time. All 3 appear complete, Except that 2 do not have outer cases.
    For some unknown reason on all 3 receivers the dial stringing has come off the pulleys etc. but is unbroken.
    Where can one find the ‘Dial Stringing Procedure’ for; 770R Mk11, 830/4, 840C. Am very impressed with your dedication to your maintenance of this Eddystone site; thank you.

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    • Terry
      Have a look at the Restoration section Gerry O’Hara has written an article on Eddystone drives also worth looking in the service manuals for those sets you mention as there might be information in there.
      Regards
      Chris G0EYO EUG Webmaster

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  2. F. Curran says:

    Hi. I have a Eddystone radio(think it’s ship to shore). It was my brothers who was a chief engineer in merchant navy. He passed away in 1983 and I inherited it and it’s been in my loft untouched since then. Downsizing now and have to make room for the move. Ident numbers on reverse of radio are:-
    Cat No – S5653
    Serial No – F05653
    Do not want anything for it but would appreciate help with Post an Packing costs if you want it. Or I will deliver it to a local pick up point if helpful if not too far from Royton, Oldham.

    Thank you.

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  3. Hello, I have been a radio operator in the Army and joined the Plymouth Radio Club where I had the pleasure of using Eddystone’s. Interested me no end, back to my great love sat in the back of an old 432 running around Germany, East and West, To cut everything short, I still like my Radios, but ended up by the powers that be where no wires,, no antenna’s, zilch nada outside my window, on the grounds, trees etc etc, they have sat on my table for about 4 1/2 years. Seeing as I hate selling anything, they are just taking up space, unused. It annoys , so hopefully if I get replies, I’ll get all the details of my sets. They are extremely heavy and unless someone is interested, there they will stay and I’ll let my daughter deal with it.

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