Eddystone User Group


Technical Information

This is the page where we will provide miscellaneous technical information which might be of interest to Eddystone Receiver collectors. We will continue to add to it as information becomes available. Download the  information you require by clicking on the Hyperlinks below:

 

MODEL ITEM DOWNLOAD
ARTICLES
General Conversion Chart/Table for Phllips TTL (FJJ/FJH series) to standard TTL courtesy of Alan Ainslie NEW download
S990S Article on a recently purchased 990S by Gerry O’Hara VE7GUH download
EC958 “The Best Receiver Eddystone Ever Built – Ponderings on the EC958 High Stability Receiver ” by Gerry O’Hara VE7GUH/G8GUH download
S990R Article by Gerry O’Hara VE7GUH on the S990R VHF Receiver that got away from him at a recent rally download
General Eddystone Servicing: The Post War Years 1946-1956  (7Mb) extracts from the Newnes Radio and TV Servicing Books download
General Equivalents of Valves used in Eddystone Receivers:(200kb)  A useful list of alternative valves that can be used in Eddystone Receivers also created by Tor Marthinsen download
General Valves used in Eddystone Receivers; (250kb) A useful list created by Tor Marthinsen an EUG member in Norway download
898 Drive Article by Gerry O’Hara on using the Eddystone 898 Drive Unit in an HBR13C receiver download
General Valves used in Eddystone Receivers; (250kb) A useful list created by Tor Marthinsen an EUG member in Norway download
General Duffer’s Guide to Valve Set Fault Finding Pts 1-8 by Graeme Wormald G3GGL download
General Compendium of Articles from EUG Newsletters on Active Aerials including the LP3382 Eddystone Unit (collated by Gerry O’Hara) download
S870/870A Article on S870 and S870A from Gerry O’Hara including material from other EUG sources download
REPRINTS
EA12 NEW Article on EA12 by Bern Nock G4BXD from PW May 2003 download
S750 NEW Article  on S750 by Rob Mannion G3XFD from Pw July 2003 download
S6200 NEW Article  on S6200 by John Wilson from SWM July 2003 download
General Article  on adding S meter to Eddystone sets, first published in PW in May 1969 download
TRF Rx Article on Eddystone EF50 TRF Receiver from Australasian Radio World April 1949 courtesy of David Searle ZL3SWS download
ATU Article on Eddystone ATU from Australasian Radio World April 1949 courtesy of David Searle ZL3DWS download
EC10 Seaguide Article on EC10 Seaguide by Ben Nock G4BXD from Practical Wireless May 2010 download
730/4 Article on 730/4 by Ben Nock G4BXD from HRSA Radio Waves April 1998 download
S640 May 67 Article on FET front end for S640  from RadCom Technical Topics courtesy of Gerry VE7GUH download
EC958 Feb 69 Article on EC958  from RadCom Technical Topics courtesy of Gerry VE7GUH download
S740/750 Article on Eddystone S740 and S750 Receivers by F G Rayer from May 1969 issue of Short Wave Magazine(thanks to Roger Bracey G4BZI) download
888 Article on the 888 Eddystone Receiver by Ken Williams and published in Amateur Radio download
 General Tor Martinesen came across this Stratton reprint of an article from April 1959 “Ship’s Steward and Stores Gazette” about Eddystone receivers download
358 Eddystone 358 Receiver (Download 1.2Mb)- Description and Circuit: Reprint from Electronics Engineering July 1941 (thanks to Alan G3WXI) download
ECR Review of ECR Communications  from Practical Wireless April 15th 1939 – thanks to Tor download
730/4 Article on 730/4 from Short Wave Magazine Sept 73 (download 4Mb) thanks to David Dickinson download
31A A Portable VHF Tracing and Measuring Set (Eddystone Model 31A) by J H Ainley published in Point to Point Communication January 1972 download
1837/1838 A new High Stability Eddystone Receiver (1837-1838 models) by B.O.Cooke published in Point to Point Communication Spring 1977 download
958/7 An Improved General Purpose Communication Receiver (model 958/7) by Geoff Mellor and Roger Sutton published in Point to Point Communication January 1974 download
770U Article on 770U by Ian Batty from Radio Waves Journal of Historical Radio Society of Australia download
EC10 Mk2 Article on EC10 Mk2 by Ian Batty from Radio Waves Journal of Historical Radio Society of Australia download
EC10 Article on Improving the Eddystone EC10 Receiver Short Wave Magazine August 1973 (thanks to Gerry O’Hara) download
Eddystone Booklets and Papers
General Eddystone Crossfeeder Aerial System download
General The Aerial and Earth download
AW4 Eddystone All Wave Four Brochure 25 pages (4.4Mb)  A copy of the 1930’s brochure for this famous receiver. download
General The Eddystone 145 Mc/S Guide(10Mb) download
General Makingthe most of your Receiver ( early version 1949) (8Mb) download
General Making the most of your Receiver (2nd version 1950’s)(5Mb) download
General Better Radio Reception 1962 edition (8.5Mb) download
General Better Radio Reception 1966 edition (8.0Mb) download
General Better Radio Reception 1958 edition (5Mb)(REVISED TO INCLUDE MISSING PAGES) download
Scientific 3 Constructional Details for 1928 Scientific Short Wave Three (big file 12Mb download) – now a better copy thanks to Tor download
Scientific 4 Constructional Details for 1927  Scientific Short Wave Four (big file 7Mb download) – thanks to Tor download
Homeland 4 Constructional Details for Homeland Four (big file 14Mb download) – thanks to Tor download
General List of Receivers 1968-1973: Salesman’s Guide to Model numbers and variants – thanks to David Dickinson(download 723 download
General Paper by Bill Cooke January 1973 on “Economic Radio Receiver Techniques” download