Globe Scout 65A Globe Scout 65 modifications and restoration
Globe Scout 65A
Front panel before rebuilding. The cabinet was worse.
I scanned this panel into Corel Draw and edited it there.
Globe on workbench undergoing audio sweep and distortion tests.
The little board on the bench on the red clip lead is a screen voltage shunt
Front panel and cabinet after rebuilding. I did this all myself, including
Under chassis view. This Scout 65A has grid block keying, stabilized low
Keying is time-sequenced grid-block keying. The large orange .1 uF disk is
The anode voltage of the 6146 is dropped on AM phone with the 450 ohm
This change increases effective CW
Do not remove the factory 6146 cathode resistor without adding negative
The chassis undergoing cleaning and reconstruction.
The chassis after cleaning and rebuilding. This is the appearance with ALL modifications.
A single 180pF capacitor was added to improve loading. It is visible near the
For 160 meters,
This Globe Scout 65A now makes nearly 70% efficiency on bands
I use this VF-1 and homebrew power supply. The VF-1 is modified with a triode
The final restoration, ready to install and operate. My first contact with