I made a post the other day in the vinyl forum and somebody mentioned listening to the radio and it got me thinking about getting a tuner even though I hardly ever listen to the radio. I have a tube system and thought that if I got a tuner it would have to be a tube tuner.
Well, I hit the thrifts and didn't find any tube tuners (of course) but I saw a NAD 4020a tuner. I decided to plug it in and in the middle of the store with out an antenna attached to it it pulled in a stereo signal. I figured that was a good sign and decided to purchase it.
I took it home and plugged it in and tuned in the classical station. It sounded pretty good but I was getting quite a bit of background hiss. I found my Terk AF-1 antenna and attached it to the tuner and it sounds great.
Now I can listen to the radio while I continue my search for a tuner with tubes in it.
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Topic - "New" NAD 4020a - ChadHahn 20:25:53 10/09/11 (9)
- RE: "New" NAD 4020a - Swiller 17:34:50 10/21/11 (0)
- RE: "New" NAD 4020a - email@example.com 20:46:38 10/10/11 (0)
- I wouldn't expect a valve tuner to perform well off an indoor antenna - Timbo in Oz 14:56:29 10/10/11 (4)
- RE: I wouldn't expect a valve tuner to perform well off an indoor antenna - ChadHahn 18:01:27 10/21/11 (3)
- You might be lucky with the Terk, most aren't! - Timbo in Oz 18:17:07 10/21/11 (2)
- RE: You might be lucky with the Terk, most aren't! - ChadHahn 21:09:54 10/21/11 (1)
- We have two kinds of good public radio here, a national network - Timbo in Oz 23:34:37 10/21/11 (0)
- RE: "New" NAD 4020a - Eli Duttman 05:59:09 10/10/11 (0)
- RE: "New" NAD 4020a - Neff 05:03:43 10/10/11 (0)