|FAKE TRANSISTORS (CB or QRP type finals).. testing being done by Earl Andrews VE3AB.. to make
sure I don't end up using (or selling) bum transistors. New Articles just being written 22 December
2013. This article is not finished yet..neither is my testing! I will be doing much more on this topic in
the next few days and weeks ahead.
|PAGE TWO of this article on testing for FAKES and
|I could not find an old 2sc1969 in my collection of parts but I found an equivilant..an old NEC C1307. At least..I think it is an older transistor from an estate sale or
something as there were 3 of them labelled in a small plastic bag. I buy parts over the internet (ebay mainly) but I also buy older parts from ham radio flea
markets and collectors/hobbyists who are selling off their parts. -- Actually..I'd rather have the old parts than the newer ones for obvious reasons ..now !!!