Sprayberry - Complete Antique Radio Servicing Course - CD - 2,758 pgs. - Vintage

SPRAYBERRY – RADIO SERVICING COURSE published by the Sprayberry Academy of Radio, Chicago, IL. This was a correspondence course back in the late 1940's through early 1950's where you would receive booklets in the mail every other week and teach yourself how to repair radios. There is a wealth of information covered in a total of 2,758 fully bookmarked pages!!! At the end of each ND and SC lessons there are lesson questions that are structured to help reinforce what you have learned. For anyone just getting started in the exciting hobby of antique radio repair this course is an absolute must! Here is what you get: CONTENTS ND Lessons Lesson 1 - Introduction to Radio Lesson 2 - Basic Electricity Lesson 3 - Lines of Force Lesson 4 - Fundamentals of Transmission and Reception Lesson 5 - How to Read Radio Diagrams and Symbols Lesson 6 - Resistance: A Property of All Electric Circuits Lesson 7 - Coils in Radio Circuits Lesson 8 - Condensers in Radio Circuits Lesson 9 - Coils and Condensers in Combination - Resonance Lesson 10 - Radio Meters, Test Instruments Lesson 11 - Fundamentals of Radio Tubes - Rectifier Circuits Lesson 12 - Rectifier Tubes - Tube Standards and Ratings Lesson 13 - How A Radio Tube Makes A Weak Signal Stronger Lesson 14 - Vacuum Tube Amplification At High Frequencies Lesson 15 - Amplification at Low Frequencies Lesson 16 - Types of A.F. Amplifiers - Amplifier Classes Lesson 17 - How an RF Signal is Detected Lesson 18 - Speakers for Radio Lesson 19 - Power Transformers for Radio Lesson 20 - Choke Coils, Filter Systems and Voltage Dividers Lesson 21 - A Six Color Story of the Tuned Radio Frequency Receiver Lesson 22 - The Superheterodyne Receiver Lesson 23 - Superheterodyne Oscillator Tracking and Super Control Tubes Lesson 24 - Selectivity Factors of Tuned Circuits Lesson 25 - Automatic Volume or Sensitivity Controls Lesson 26 - Six Color Story of the Superheterodyne Lesson 27 - Improvements Which Simplify Receiver Operation and Decibels Lesson 28 - Multiple Band Receivers Lesson 29 - Microphones and Phonograph Pick-Up Units Lesson 30 - Transmission Lines, Pads and Attenuators Lesson 31 - Public Address or AF Sound Systems Lesson 32 - How Sound is Employed in the Movies Lesson 33 - How the Qualities of Sound Reproduction are Controlled Lesson 34 - Photo-Electronics Lesson 35 - Practical Applications of Photo-Electronics SC Lessons Lesson 1 – Your Shop Work Bench Lesson 2 – How Meter Measurements Indicate Radio Receiver Defects Lesson 3 – How to Make Continuity Tests on Radio Circuits Lesson 4 – The Vacuum Tube Voltmeter and Its Applications Lesson 5 – How to Develop A Testing Technique Lesson 6 – How to Apply the Signal Generator Lesson 7 – How to Make Radio Frequency Tuning Adjustments Lesson 8 – How to Make Superheterodyne Tuning Adjustments Lesson 9 – How to Adjust and Repair Automatic Tuning Circuits Lesson 10 – How to Repair AVC, Q and AFC Circuit Defects Lesson 11 – Practical Methods of Condenser Testing Lesson 12 – How to Test for Resistor Defects Lesson 13 – How to Test for Defects in Transformers, Chokes and Field Coils Lesson 14 – How Radio Tubes Are Tested Lesson 15 – How to Test for Defects in Speakers Lesson 16 – How to Make Volume Control Replacements Lesson 17 – How to Correct Defects Which Cause Intermittent Reception Lesson 18 – How to Correct for Hum in Receivers and Amplifiers Lesson 19 – How to Eliminate Receiver Interference Lesson 20 – How to Install and Repair Automobile Radio Receivers Lesson 21 – How to Repair DC- AC-DC Receivers Lesson 22 – How to Repair Battery Operated Receivers Lesson 23 – How to Repair Short-Wave and All-Wave Receivers Lesson 24 – Principles of Frequency Modulation Reception Lesson 25 – Servicing FM Receivers Lesson 26 – Servicing by Signal Tracing and Signal Injection Lesson 27 – Audio Frequency Signal Tracing Lesson 28 – Public Address and AF Amplifiers Lesson 29 – Pick-Up Units and Automatic Record Changers Lesson 30 – The Cathode Ray Oscilloscope – Basic Principles Lesson 31 – The Cathode Ray Oscilloscope – Dynamic Circuit Testing Lesson 32 – The Cathode Ray Oscilloscope – Visual Alignment Lesson 33 – Television – Basic Principles Lesson 34 – Television RF Circuits Lesson 35 – Television – Video and Audio Circuits Lesson 36 – Television Sweep Circuits Lesson 37 – Television Adjustment and Alignment Lesson 38 – Television Repair Procedures Radio Business Builders Your Repair Bench & Service Shop Getting Started in Radio Repairs How to Charge for Radio Repair Continuity Circuit Testing How to Solder Radio Parts How to Test Radio Tubes, Pilot Lights and Ballast Resistors Customer Satisfaction – Cleaning & Overhauling How to Repair Moving Parts of Radio Receivers How to Install an Antenna System How to Connect Headphones to Receivers & Amplifiers How to Install A Tuning Indicator How to Install an All-Wave Antenna System How to Locate A Receiver for Best Sound Reproduction How to Install One Antenna for Several Receivers How to Install A Tone Control How to Install Intercommunication Systems How to Use Electric Time Switches & Photo Cells How to Get Maximum Use from Radio Diagrams How to Identify the Separate Stages of A Radio Receiver How to Locate Sources of Receiver Hum How to Adjust the Tuned Circuits of TRF & Neutrodyne Receivers How to Adjust the Tuned Circuits of A Superheterodyne Type Receiver How to Repair and Refinish Radio Cabinets Common Troubles in AC-DC & Battery Operated Receivers How to Get Practical Radio Experience How to Add Push Button Tuning to A Radio Receiver How to Install A Phonograph Pick-Up Unit Hints on Farm Receivers and Farm Power Plants How to Filter a Power Line for Minimum Noise How to Compensate for Line Voltage Variations How to Use Batteries of All Types How to Use Microphones with Radio Receivers How to Make and Use an Ohmmeter How to Identify Power Transformer Windings Hearing Aids for the Hard of Hearing Phonograph Pickups, Motors & Turntables How to Reset Push Buttons Service Hints on Record Changers Installing A New Chassis in an Old Radio Cabinet Repairing Electrical Heating Appliances Repairing Small Electric Motors Radio Service Bulletins Bulletin No. 1 – What to Do upon Entering a Home Where Radio Work is to Be Done Bulletin No. 2 – General Procedure to Follow in Testing a Receiver in the Home Bulletin No. 3 – When to Take a Receiver to the Shop and When to Make the Repairs in the Owner’s home Bulletin No. 4 – How to Remove the Chassis and Speaker from the Cabinet Preparatory to Taking Them to the Shop for Repairs Bulletin No. 5 – How to Locate the Inoperative Stage Bulletin No. 6 – How to Test Amplifier Stages with A Voltmeter Bulletin No. 7 – How to Make Simple Observation Tests Bulletin No. 8 – How to Test Radio Tubes by the Comparison Method Bulletin No. 9 – How to Adjust the Tuned Circuits of A Tuned Radio Frequency Receiver Bulletin No. 10 – Neutrodyne Circuit Adjustments Bulletin No. 11 – Superheterodyne Circuit Adjustments Bulletin No. 12 – Automobile Radio Testing Hints Bulletin No. 13 – Battery Operated Receiver Testing Bulletin No. 14 – How to Make a Radio Chassis Work Bench Holder Bulletin No. 15 – How to Test Parts While Connected in Circuits Bulletin No. 16 – How to arrange Your Shop Work Bench for Best Use of Equipment Bulletin No. 17 – How to Remove Dust and Dirt from Receivers Bulletin No. 18 – How to Install and Maintain Winchargers Bulletin No. 19 – How to Add Push Button Tuning to Receivers Bulletin No. 20 – How to Test Receivers with the Signal Generator Bulletin No. 21 – How to Make Simple emergency Tests Bulletin No. 22 – How to Make Point to Point Continuity Tests Radio Service Shortcuts – Handbook and Reference Guide for the Serviceman and Student (82 pages) Contents Section 1 – Alignment (Tuning) Section 2 – Auxiliary Circuits Section 3 – Dead Receiver Section 4 – Distortion (Also see Noise, Rattling) Section 5 – Fading Section 6 – Howl Section 7 – Hum Section 8 – Interference Section 9 – Intermittent Reception Section 10 – Mechanical Defects Section 11 – Motorboating (“Put Put” Sounds) Section 12 – Noise Section 13 – Parts Testing Section 14 – Rattling-Buzzing Section 15 – Ringing (Micrphonic Feedback) Section 16 – Shock Section 17 – Squeal (Oscillation, Heterodyne) Section 18 – Tuning Section 19 – Visible Defects Section 20 – Volume Sprayberry Dictionary of Radio (85 pages) From the Foreword: This radio dictionary has been prepared for those enrolled in the Sprayberry Academy of Radio, and for students of radio in general. It contains all technical terms employed in my courses and which will be encountered in most radio studies – several hundred more words than will be in any similar dictionary. With the knowledge and experience you gain from this course it should be possible for you to pursue a rewarding and satisfying hobby in antique radio restoration. All of the original booklets were scanned converted into this fully bookmarked digital book in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. In order to view this file you will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. The files you will be downloading are all in one ZIP file. PLEASE CHECK OUTTHE OTHER ITEMS IN MY STORE FOR ADDITIONAL VINTAGE RADIO AND ELECTRONIC RELATED ITEMS
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