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Hop Hays' Modified Bandpass Set

Hop put together his set using a plexiglass chassis that he built. He uses verniers on each of the variable capacitors.One dial is a CD; another was salvaged from a harddrive.

Modified bandpass crystal radio project

The station seup during the DX contest.

Modified bandpass crystal radio project

A closer picture of the crystal set.

Two of the rare Fair Radio silver plated caps are in use here!
The phones are Dave Clark elements in shooter muffs.

Modified bandpass crystal radio project

The set performed poorly with the "old" components, but performed great with the "current" or "new" components.Wire size and toroid selection are critical.


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