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Anyone ever heard of this one..(Navy Vets?)

Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:53 pm
by W3ESE
This is a Hickok oscilloscope made in the very early 50`s....The label on the front says:

supply: 105 to 125 V 50 to 1600~
for general electronics use
manufactured for
by contractor
The Hickok Electrical Instrument co.
Cleveland, Ohio
Contract number 8SR-42167

The carry case measures 6" x 8.75" x 13".....I`ve searched, and the only one that comes up is a model OS-8/ BU...not a OS-8/U.....With a serial number of 2, I`m wondering if it was only made a very short time, then they started with the OS-8/BU.

The on-line picture of the OS-8/BU looks very similar to the OS-8/U....Anyone know anything about it?

Thanks, Ray

Re: Anyone ever heard of this one..(Navy Vets?)

Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:41 am
by JimS
This is an audio range oscilloscope and saw general use for monitoring audio signals or sometimes even looking at the output of an RTTY converter