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OE-12 Receiver Analyzer
The OE receiver analyzer consists of a volt-ohm-ammeter and a capacity meter, with a series of test adapters.  The test adapters plug in between a tube and its socket and allow above-chassis measurement of operating conditions.  This is extra handy in radios like the TCS where the bottom of the sockets are real hard to get to. 

OE-12 Analyzer

7-pin Miniature Socket Adapter in BC-1000

OAH Code Training Unit
This code practice oscillator allows 8 keys and headphones to be attached at once, with another set for the instructor.  120V AC/DC power.

LP Signal Generator
The LP provides CW and modulated (AM) signals for test purposes.  Internal and external modulation sources can be used.  9.5 to 30,000kc. Uses Rectifier Power Unit CFD-20080-A.

LP-5 Signal Generator CFD-60006-A

OAN Test Oscillator
CFT-60054-A, built by Federal Telephone and Radio Corp. Newark, NJ
This unit is designed for testing MF direction-finding equipment.  It runs on battery or AC power and uses a 15-foot whip that screws into the top of it.  It covers 200Kc to 2Mc.  When its operational status is confirmed I plan to use it to test and adjust the receiving antennas I use for DXing on the AM broadcast band, the MF navigation beacon band, and the 160-meter amateur band.

OAW Tube Tester
While this unit was designed for testing and matching a particular set of tubes, it is handy for testing power tubes in general.  With a pretty hefty variable filament supply, a variable bias supply, and a 1000V plate supply, it allows testing of filaments, cutoff bias, and peak emission.  I have used it to differentiate between 250TL and 250TH triodes that had no markings on them by checking cutoff bias, and to light up 860 and 861 tetrodes to check filaments, among other things.