Archive for the ‘TW-100’ Category

TW-100: Service Manual

Monday, January 1st, 2007

The TW-100 is a nice, but not well known shortwave transceiver. It was built by Transworld in California for government agencies and NGO’s. The set is solidly build and uses high quality components.

A while ago I’ve spent some time scanning the complete service manual of the transceiver. It should be complete and I will correct omissions or errors as far as possible.

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TW-100: Muting mod

Monday, January 1st, 2007

When you fine-tune the operating frequency the TW-100 has the unfortunate habit of muting the speaker on each keypress/frequency step.

This mod describes how to disable this muting facility on your TW-100.

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TW-100: LF/MF Sensitivity mod

Monday, January 1st, 2007

The TW-100 features a high pass filter to reject low frequency signals. This filter is very effective to suppress the signal of your 10MW MF station 2 miles away. UnfortunatelyEast Inflatables, if you don’t have this station and would like to use the TW to listen to signals below 1600kHz, there is no way to switch it off. (more…)