[SATLUG] Re: [XCSSA] Fwd: [10BitWorks] Eimac vacuum tube hands-on presentation next Saturday the 24th

Craig sargonemail at gmail.com
Sun Mar 18 17:07:49 CDT 2012

On 3/17/12, Thomas Weeks <tweeksjunk2 at theweeks.org> wrote:
> Ignorant folks might laugh at that type of presentation.. but vacuum tubes
> still have a very important reason for being in tech. Besides good sounding
> hifi and guitar amps.. they're also used in many very high power radio
> broadcast systems.
Ah, but with all the 3D printer discussions/mods, is there a mod to potentially
speed up the warm-up time on the printer plate using the head given off of the
vacuum tubes? (Assuming the "vacuum tube" item has been in use for awhile
before needing to print of course.)


> Tweeks
> On Saturday, March 17, 2012 11:26:21 pm mike perez wrote:
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: "Chris Hardee" <shazzner at gmail.com>
>> Date: Mar 17, 2012 10:24 PM
>> Subject: [10BitWorks] Eimac vacuum tube hands-on presentation next
>> Saturday
>> the 24th
>> To: "10BitWorks" <sa-hackerspace at googlegroups.com>
>> Announcing a new class on old school vacuum tubes by Tom O' Brien, our
>> resident IEEE life member. This is a hand-on presentation to talk
>> about and show off Vacuum tubes. Tom has presented this before and was
>> well received at the AARO and SARC radio club meetings.
>> Presentation is at 2pm on Saturday, March the 24th. Members and
>> Non-Members are welcome!
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>> Chris Hardee
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