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Announcing the 5th annual CE Boatanchor Event and Swap Meet
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The 5th annual CE Boatanchor will be held, once again, at Storybrook Farms, Jonesborough, TN on July 22-23.
There will be an exhibit area where you can display and demonstrate equipment from the 1940's to the mid-1960's.
There will be a variety of technical discussions and workshops and, new this year, a special events station
with QSL cards available. Plan to attend; you won't be sorry! 73. Questions? Contact Nick, K5EF.

Marge and Wes Schum and Nick, K5EF
Wes, W9DYV and Nick, K5EF

View a video of Wes Schum calling CQ during 2015 Field Day on CE equipment

The 4th annual (2016)CE Boatanchor Event was very sucessful with good attentance; great presentations; and
demonstrations of vintage and homebrew SSB equipment. Photos from the event can be viewed here.

Videos of the presentations at the 2016 event:

Adventure to VP8ST, South Sandwich Island - David Assif, W5XU
Better Audio - Bob Heil, K8IED
Building the General Electric SSB, Jr - Mark Mumaw, NU6X
History of Single Sideband - George Maier, W1LSB
Homebrewing SSB Equipment - Mike Bohn, KG7TR
The History of Cosmophone - Brian Harris, WA5UEK
The Legends of Central Electronics & Wes Schum - Nick Tusa, K5EF
TMC Corp History - John Poulton, K4OZY
Tucker-Tin Two and the Hallicrafters FPM-200 Story - Bob Nichols, W9RAN
YouTube Play list of ALL the videos listed above

Description and photos from the 1st CE Boatanchor Event

Photo of the 5th Annual SSB dinner, March, 1956. Can you spot Wes Schum?

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Product Brochures
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Historical (and other) Videos

Electronics At Work (1943)
A Modern Aladdin's Lamp (AT&T)
The Proximity Fuse (WWII Secret Weapon)

Nick, K5EF's Interview on Ham Nation
History of SSB (Ham Nation)

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Ivanhoe and Galahad

ER Article Read this first!
Ivanhoe Schematic
Galahad Schematic
Ivanhoe Keying Circuit
Ivanhoe Design Notes (1961) Pg 1 2 3
Ivanhoe Photo
Series Gate Modulation Article Pg 1 2

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