R.L. Drake VIRTUAL MUSEUM

By Sindre Torp, LA6OP, Norway

Latest additions and info

December 16, 2015:

             Bill Frost (former servicemanager) has supplied me with 34 high-quality pictures from the time when the 4-B line was under production.

             The first picture is now shown, and the rest of them and with desciptions will be added soon. Thanks to Bill Frost.

            

May 29, 2012:

             It’s been a while since the website has been updated. This is mainly caused by my travel to USA for The Dayton Hamvention.

             Drake six-pack beer has been added and is found under Advertising Material on the mainmenu.

 

May 5, 2012:

             Drake logbooks is found under Advertising Material on the mainmenu. Developement drawings are presented for the very first time.

 

April 30, 2012:

             Bill Frost (former servicemanager) gives us the story about the sluge gage. Written for this museum! You’ll find it under Testfixtures on the              mainmenu. Thanks to BILL FROST.

 

April 16, 2012:

             Volt Ohm Meter (VOM) Calibrator in 7-line design added under Testfixtures.

 

April 9, 2012:

             Model 587 Audio Band Pass Filter from 1955 added under DRAKE Various. Thanks to K9OCO, Joe Veras.

 

April 5, 2012:

             Slug Gage for adjusting T-4X and R-4A. Drawing an picture. More info about will come. You’ll find it under Testfixtures on the mainmenu.

 

March 31, 2012:

             TR4315 Communications transceiver added under Prototypes. More information about the TR4315 is wanted.

 

March 30, 2012:

             Three new pictures added to Drake in The Swedish Army. Thanks to SM4WII Kristoffer Nilsson.

 

March 30, 2012:

             The 2-line page and the 2-B page has been updated, but they are not complete yet. The frontpage has also been updated, but it’s far              from complete.

 

March 27, 2012:

             2-B brochure. Pictures and info about every 2-line model and version will come later.

 

March 22, 2012:

             1-A brochure has been added. Pictures and more info about the 1-A will come later.

 

March 15, 2012:

             TR7 prototype. A couple of original engineering TR7 drawings! You’ll find it all under ”DRAKE Prototypes”.

 

March 12, 2012:

             Power Point presentation of L-4B conversion to 6m. Choose it from the frontpage, or click here.

 

March 11, 2012:

             The Exhibition of equipment at the Drake plant has been added. You’ll find in under ”EXHIBITION DRAKE”

 

March 11, 2012:

             The Franklin location has been added. Outside pictures. See ”Factory Locations”.

 

March 9, 2012:

             TR8 very first prototype. A couple of original engineering TR8 drawings! You’ll find it all under ”DRAKE Prototypes”.

 

March 5, 2012:

             TR8 HF-transceiver. Second prototype. You’ll find it under ”DRAKE Prototypes”.

 

March 1, 2012:

             T8 Transmitter !!!! Chose ”DRAKE Prototypes” from the main menu.

 

February 29, 2012:

             The Baum Opera House location has been added under ”Factory Locations”

 

February 24, 2012:

             ”Factory Locations” has been added. Lots of pictures from the plant in 540 Richard Street, Miamisburg.

             They are from around 1970. I got the pictures from a company in Sweden. They were Drake-dealer.

             Several other pictures will soon be added too.

 

February 20, 2012:

             L85 HF PA has been added. Chose ”DRAKE Prototypes” in the main menu and then ”L85 HF Power Amplifier”.

 

February 20, 2012:

             L-6 6m PA has been added. Chose ”DRAKE Prototypes” in the main menu and then ”L-6 6m Power Amplifier”.

 

February 16, 2012:

”Swedish Army” has been added. Select ”For Military Services” in the main menu, and then ”Swedish Army”.

Please observe that only selections in the menu that contain information are active !

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No copy of text or image without a written authorization. E-mail: sindtorp@online.no
Last updated: December 16, 2015.