The new May/June edition #391 was mailed May 5th. Expect 4-5 days for 1st class delivery and up to 3 weeks for periodicals-class delivery.
Except for subscriptions and renewals, the order processing time is now at least 2 weeks due to bad weather in Colorado, the high volume of orders, and a large order backlog.

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We depend on our readers to supply material for Electric Radio. Our reader’s interest is in articles that pertain to vintage amateur or shortwave equipment, with an emphasis on traditional AM, but articles on CW and SSB are also needed. Photos of hams in their radio shacks are always appreciated. We invite those interested in writing for Electric Radio to write, call, or E-Mail the editor. Electric Radio wishes to thank all of our regular contributors for their fine work.

Due to continuing problems with the United States Postal Service, DO NOT expect timely delivery as in years past…this is totally out of our control once the monthly issues are turned over to USPS. In some areas, even the 1st Class issues have taken over 30 days to arrive. Expect 4 or 5 days for 1st-Class delivery and up to 3 weeks for Periodicals-class issues.

   Please be aware of extended delivery times per the USPS web site: “Except for priority express, USPS products and packages may require more time to be delivered due to limited transportation availability as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 impacts.” We have lately found delivery times to be totally unpredictable. In normal times, it used to be about 3-4 days for 1st class delivery and up to 3 weeks for Periodicals-class delivery.

What's in the ER #391, May/June 2022 Issue:
The Viking Mobile Gets CW!Joe Eide, KB9R
Resurrection of an Eldico SSB-1000F AmplifierMike Mussler, AI8Z
A Guide to HRO-60 Coil Drawer AlignmentSteve Reed, KW4H
Hamfest CalendarER Readers,
Short Circuits: Article CorrectionsDave Gordon-Smith, G3UUR
On The Bench: Solder Sucker Improvement and the TinySAER Readers,
The Drake TR-6: A 6 Meter SSB-CW-AM TransceiverGeorge Misic, KE8RN
Addendum: The Drake TR-3/TR-4 Transceiver SeriesJeff Covelli, WA8SAJ
Cooling for the EICO 1030 Regulated Power SupplySteve Harrison, KØXP
The Liberty 5: A 1920's Era Broadcast Radio RestorationRichard Shivers, K3UJ
Classified Advertising, Vintage Equipment Only!ER Readers,

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