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Re: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?

Post by simon007 » Saturday, 02 May 2015, 22:40 PM

Over here nothing super special

Lincoln II v3
Sadelta Echo Master Classic
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President Lincoln (original) boxed x2
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Looking for another amp to replace the KL203 in the car. :bounce:

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Re: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?

Post by Altec876 » Sunday, 03 May 2015, 17:08 PM

Just got a cobra 2000 gtl and para dynamics pdc 600. Now I'm just figure ing out my antenna and coax :biggrin:

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Post by Wartooth » Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 7:58 AM

scored a Pilipino made, Australian marketed Uniden 810e base. Now If I can line up a decent antenna I might be able to reach skip land.

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Post by Lost Ram » Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 14:21 PM

Acquired an upgrade to an old 6 pill Pirate amp. Just had SSB delay, Class C, Class AB, and thermal tracking added to an old amp along with tuning the input and output. She sounds super sweet now and the SWR's are tame NOW! She now swings to just/at about 100 Watt per pill rating and does not turn on my wiper motor no more in my old Dodge truck. Before this bleeding turd would swing 1100 Watts, yes almost double the 600 Watts it should do.
One of the guys here on this forum has done the work and, he did a fine job too. I will be sending my next one as soon as he says to ship it. Fair price, fair turn around time, and an awesome job.
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Re: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?

Post by Space Ghost » Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 18:44 PM

Oldy goldy, TRC-209. I do need to replace the caps where the 12vdc comes in but before they shorted it was working great. $5.


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Post by Eskimo_Pie » Sunday, 17 May 2015, 22:57 PM

Most recently is a nice but worn President (A-E) Jackson. 1st one I picked up earlier the year needed more work than I could handle. Too bad the band is starting to take its 11 year "nap."

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Post by cbfreq » Thursday, 21 May 2015, 13:35 PM

my most recent acquisition is a Midland 13 - 893. it has a lot of mods, a transformer to inject the audio for wideband, can't wait to get it on the bench and play with it. $20 bid price plus 17 dollars for shipping.

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Post by simon007 » Sunday, 31 May 2015, 4:20 AM

RM KL505v

Amp with the fans fitted

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Post by silvereagle1 » Sunday, 31 May 2015, 8:29 AM

simon007 wrote:RM KL505v

Amp with the fans fitted

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Any chance of seeing some internal pictures of this amplifier?
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Post by simon007 » Sunday, 31 May 2015, 11:20 AM

silvereagle1 wrote:
simon007 wrote:RM KL505v

Amp with the fans fitted

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Simon,
Any chance of seeing some internal pictures of this amplifier?
Thanks, Mark
Hi Mark

Leave that with me as it has a warranty sticker on it at the moment.

I'll try sort you a photo and will email it across

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Re: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?

Post by wjm1129 » Sunday, 31 May 2015, 19:42 PM

Yesterday I scored an unmolested Grant xl with channel expander and unlocked clarifier for $50.

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Post by Eskimo_Pie » Tuesday, 02 June 2015, 10:28 AM

I've picked up these lately, and as they say, "Old is GOLD."

Prez Jackson, works great, 110% modulation, AM DK6, swings to 14, SSB 25-30+ PEP and the FC437 came with it!! All nice and tuned, aligned, BUT RX is a little noisy, may have to do the Shotkey diode/ transistor swap to quiet the RX.

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A CPI 3 window Meter, has got to be from the mid-late 1970s, works well. I was afraid making the purchase on ePrey, but turned out great!

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And an odd ball Radio Shack SWR, Power (peak), and Modulation meter, with original box, directions, and looks brand new!! Works great as well, maybe early 1980s? Anyone else have or used one like this?

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Post by Rabbit Ears » Tuesday, 02 June 2015, 11:05 AM

Good going on the President Jackson!! (classic) Yep, old is gold...... You have a righteous base all right!

I Just snagged an Eagle Tomahawk 10 meter base station for my wife yesterday for her shack (yup, in her sewing room!)
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Post by Eskimo_Pie » Tuesday, 02 June 2015, 14:47 PM

Rabbit Ears wrote:Good going on the President Jackson!! (classic) Yep, old is gold...... You have a righteous base all right!

I Just snagged an Eagle Tomahawk 10 meter base station for my wife yesterday for her shack (yup, in her sewing room!)
Thanks for the comeback. It was a risk bidding/buying the Jackson, the seller sold it as-is, and with the advanced age of it, I could have bought a brick, but works well. The Cobra CA50 4-pin mic is also a new addition to the shack. Don't know who made it for Cobra, but the same company made a similar mic for Radio Shack, exterior is different and has a 5 pin DIN plug. Maybe Cobra made them in house, the Radio Shack (21-1171) has "Japan" embossed into the rear case. There is also a CA51 version of the Cobra with a 5-pin Cobra/Uniden wire set up, it's funny that the CA50 only has 3+shield cord and the CA51 has the normal shield, white, black, red and blue wires. The CA50 and 51 mic are sleepers, giving clear clean audio, although, they lacks bass, only drawback is the 7.0/7.5 volt battery they need is hard to source, but buy enough LR44s from ePay and tape 5 batteries together to get 7.5v, solves the issue. I pay 0.35¢ to 0.60¢ per battery if I buy at least 10+ batteries. The mics are fetching top dollar these days, $20+ for a used one, and $40 and up for a new old stock in box.

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Re: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?

Post by Mudpuppy193 » Tuesday, 02 June 2015, 16:52 PM

Eskimo_Pie wrote: The CA50 and 51 mic are sleepers, giving clear clean audio, although, they lacks bass, only drawback is the 7.0/7.5 volt battery they need is hard to source, but buy enough LR44s from ePay and tape 5 batteries together to get 7.5v, solves the issue. I pay 0.35¢ to 0.60¢ per battery if I buy at least 10+ batteries. The mics are fetching top dollar these days, $20+ for a used one, and $40 and up for a new old stock in box.
Do you have a dollar store near by? The one near me sells a sheet of 12 or 18 AG13/LR44 batteries for $1! I was buying them off of ebay too until I stumbled across them in the tool area.

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Post by Rabbit Ears » Wednesday, 03 June 2015, 5:29 AM

I make 7V batteries from 5 LR44 and shrink tube....... *ding!* GOOD FOR YOU!! Great to beat those guys eBay.

Yup, what's new???...... I've been doing that for years for my Turner M+3b power hand mics.
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Post by Eskimo_Pie » Wednesday, 03 June 2015, 22:49 PM

Mudpuppy193 wrote:
Eskimo_Pie wrote: The CA50 and 51 mic are sleepers, giving clear clean audio, although, they lacks bass, only drawback is the 7.0/7.5 volt battery they need is hard to source, but buy enough LR44s from ePay and tape 5 batteries together to get 7.5v, solves the issue. I pay 0.35¢ to 0.60¢ per battery if I buy at least 10+ batteries. The mics are fetching top dollar these days, $20+ for a used one, and $40 and up for a new old stock in box.
Do you have a dollar store near by? The one near me sells a sheet of 12 or 18 AG13/LR44 batteries for $1! I was buying them off of ebay too until I stumbled across them in the tool area.
I do, several in fact, but call me king overkill, I get name brand, relatively long exp date, OEM packaging, free S&H for about 27¢ per battery. Plus I am part of the epay bucks rewards program. Usual kick back is 2%, payable on a quarterly basis, 2% doesn't seem like a lot, but have a 1/4 when I'm able to spend a little more (like tax refund season) to get more of a reward, makes it worth it.

I will try out your suggestion tho. I tend to run out of those damned batteries, often when I am between orders.

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Rabbit Ears wrote:I make 7V batteries from 5 LR44 and shrink tube....... *ding!* GOOD FOR YOU!! Great to beat those guys eBay.

Yup, what's new???...... I've been doing that for years for my Turner M+3b power hand mics.
I use them in Astatic Minuteman I & II's, the Cobras, and the Radio shack mic. I also have a few Turner mobile pw mics,

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Post by silvereagle1 » Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 11:16 AM

Yaesu FT-2900R 2 meter rig :cheers:

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Post by Bombero » Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 12:25 PM

Hey Guys..

I picked up a NTM ALS-600 with the switching PS in a trade a few weeks back. I sent the amp to Ameritron to be checked out.

My DX/Contest club ordered 3 Elecraft KPA500's for Field day this year...so I went ahead and ordered 1 as well for my shack.

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Re: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?

Post by Dragon449 » Monday, 13 July 2015, 4:43 AM

Hello all,

I recently moved into our new home and had to rebuild the shack...I hopefully will be getting back into the hobby after only dipping a toe back in a few years ago. I did have to get a bit creative with the new antenna situation, at least for now.. I picked up Sirio A27 Boomerang from dnjradio and I am now just waiting on a jpole dish mount to set it up. I think my next purchase will be a Uniden 980 SSB to replace my quirky TRC449.

Anyhow glad to be back and I am looking forward to trying out my new little low profile antenna.

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Post by silvereagle1 » Monday, 13 July 2015, 19:47 PM

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Post by southwind » Monday, 13 July 2015, 20:52 PM

Dragon449 wrote:Hello all,

I recently moved into our new home and had to rebuild the shack...I hopefully will be getting back into the hobby after only dipping a toe back in a few years ago. I did have to get a bit creative with the new antenna situation, at least for now.. I picked up Sirio A27 Boomerang from dnjradio and I am now just waiting on a jpole dish mount to set it up. I think my next purchase will be a Uniden 980 SSB to replace my quirky TRC449.

Anyhow glad to be back and I am looking forward to trying out my new little low profile antenna.

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Post by MDYoungblood » Tuesday, 14 July 2015, 16:37 PM

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Post by Dragon449 » Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 4:02 AM

southwind wrote:Well it's gotta be double pleasure to start a new cave in a new house on top of that. You will never give it up, just a break. 3's to you/yours from Georgia Dawg country, good evening. :cheers:
Thanks a lot. The little jpole mount arrived yesterday - hopefully I have the time tonight, after work, to get on the roof and install the little twig. :)

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Post by Rabbit Ears » Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 9:12 AM

Just got my overhauled HR2510 back from the "Radio Budda" himself. Any questions PM me WOWWW!!! ......AWESS!! :cheers: :cheers:

It sure is a nice radio! I'll post a picture as soon as I get it installed. :twisted: :twisted:

Did some serious DX'in this morning.

I bought this HR2510 on eBay and got jipped. :pumpkin: I eventually sent it to this guy and he had to replace some boards in it, repair the problem and recap it.

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Post by Space Ghost » Thursday, 16 July 2015, 21:14 PM

Picked up a new Superstar JA for a C-note. Good stand alone unit for the mobile. No need for a receive preamp. 50w swing on LSB. Took a little getting used to. The clarifier coarse adjustment does the work on tx/rx (of course) and the fine is rx only. I think it's spot on if you just leave the fine at 12 o'clock and dial in the rx with the coarse. Then you can want fiddle with the fine but don't touch the coarse again. Needs a freq counter (and I just like more bells and whistles anyway even if I don't use them).

Pretty hefty mic came with it labeled "Ranger." Now to contemplate a mobile antenna.

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Post by Rabbit Ears » Friday, 17 July 2015, 7:38 AM

Here is the picture of my HR2510 with it's family.

On the bottom is my Eagle Tomahawk "modified for CB"

Well.... and on top is my President Grant DX.... Has a pair of IRF520's really nice truck radio. I like talking FM to my local buddies.

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Here is well, my "new" shack.... after spring cleaning. :biggrin: :biggrin: Her idea.
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Post by WK2 » Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 15:39 PM

I posted this in the shout box but I will post here as well.

We have a Unit that is moving from one location to another and after Final Formation today I took a cruise over to the 30 yard dumpster they are using to toss stuff out. I jumped in and started digging and found :

1 each : 80 feet of RG 213/U Coax with TNC connectors ( I will be replacing those with PL259's )
5 each : H-250/U Hand Mics
4 each : Wave Propagation, Transmission Line and Antenna Manual TC 9-64 (July 2004)
1 each : Antenna Tech Manual TM 11-5995-262-14 (January 1984)
1 each : AN/VRC-12 Series Radio Repair Manuals
1 each : Harris Radio - Field and Repair Manuals

I think that is a pretty goof haul for 20 minutes of digging and I will be going back tomorrow to see if any new treasures can be found.
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Re: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?

Post by Bombero » Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 18:10 PM

WK2 wrote:I think that is a pretty goof haul for 20 minutes of digging and I will be going back tomorrow to see if any new treasures can be found.
Hey ..

Hopefully someone doesn't have the same idea as you and leaves the lid open and it rains....

Been there...done that...

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Post by WK2 » Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 19:08 PM

Bombero,

This is a open top 30 yard dumpster (one of the 5ft tall X 8ft wide X 22ft long jokers) but all the stuff on top of the pile is keeping everything dry underneath. I drove by there again tonight and they put a 40 yard dumpster beside the 30 yard one. Looks like it will be a good hunting season tomorrow :biggrin:
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Post by majorxlr8n » Friday, 24 July 2015, 18:45 PM

today, the postman delivered my new (used) Texas Star DX500V! have it all wired up for the mobile. will tune/test tomorrow! :compress: :compress:
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:mrgreen: Green with envy!
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Post by barefoothank » Saturday, 25 July 2015, 6:45 AM

Jefa Tech LL400-BTF coax, 50', this stuff reminds me of a miniature hula hoop, quite stout. Very happy with their prompt shipping! :bounce:
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RM KL203P from a sponsor. Ordered on a Friday, was told it would get to me by Thursday and I received it on Tuesday. Amazing...beats A^^^^^ Prime! It was nicely packaged, too boot!!

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Post by sundance » Wednesday, 05 August 2015, 18:15 PM

majorxlr8n wrote:today, the postman delivered my new (used) Texas Star DX500V! have it all wired up for the mobile. will tune/test tomorrow! :compress: :compress:


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Post by 443 Arizona » Thursday, 06 August 2015, 20:10 PM

recently picked up a Baofeng uv-5r, a walkie talkie for shortwave.
hey eskimo pie those are nice power mics, i had one from "Kraco",(1975 vintage)same exact copy.
they were great mics. i always figured they were cobra powermics.
they could put some wang in the wire. for sure for sure. :icon_e_surprised: :icon_e_surprised:

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Post by silvereagle1 » Monday, 21 September 2015, 6:42 AM

Just bought a new in box radio shack HTX-10. Should have it in a few days.
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Post by DevilDog66 » Monday, 02 November 2015, 23:05 PM

Just got my RM KL203P on Friday. Havent hooked it up yet though. Gotta wait till Wednesday to get it done DANGIT! :cry:
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Post by Rabbit Ears » Tuesday, 03 November 2015, 7:51 AM

Oh YAYY!! You got something there!!

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Post by Stoneman » Thursday, 05 November 2015, 20:25 PM

Picked up another Navaho, TRC 431...For $3.25..Guess he thought it was no good..the ac cord was no good...

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Post by MDYoungblood » Friday, 06 November 2015, 7:46 AM

It's not new but I got a Icom IC-746 (non pro) and a audio ICM Heil mic , the price was so good I couldn't pass it up. It had the filters I've been looking for already installed, FL-223, FL-103, and CR-282, and I have an Inrad for the 455 slot. The op that had it had the adjustments all out of wack (ALC was way too high) so I've been doing playing with the menu personalizing it.

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Post by 1206FL » Friday, 06 November 2015, 9:17 AM

I love my 746. It's got the TXCO crystal installed. No extra filters. But it stays on freq and with the right amount of compression and mic gain, even with the stock hm12 mic I get great audio reports. The filters I would love to have , but radio works well for me for 11m SSB. Had mine for a couple years now. Still performs like when I got it. Mine has had all the bugs worked out. It just came back from Icom with all the issues resolved. Guy showed me the ticket for it and the cost. So I got a good deal on mine as well. I am happy with it and I'm sure you will like yours MD.

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Post by halfwatt959 » Saturday, 07 November 2015, 15:49 PM

Scored a few "new" toys since my last post in this topic. 1 navajo 458 [completely stock and untouched], 2 ca50 cobra pwr mics well one is a realistic for the navajo, the other is wired 4pin cobra 2 johnsons one is an old old 323a the other is a messenger 4001 [ i belive not looking at it now] some real awsome coax by pic wire has 3 difernet sheilds all silver plated metal and the center conductor is wrapped in teflon with teflon tape around that. a teaberry model t, 1 sound creations 40 ch base[works but less than impressive glad it was free, 1 jc penny am/ssb 40 ch mobile and 3 boxes of other stuff from an estate sale. plus 3 midland 23 ch am/ssb rigs.
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Post by 1206FL » Saturday, 07 November 2015, 21:40 PM

Is its RG 213 or RG214 maybe? The coax that is. Good stuff if so!!

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Post by halfwatt959 » Saturday, 07 November 2015, 23:45 PM

RG293 equivalent. Manufactured for use in apachee heliocoptors. 5kw rated but will never see more than 1kw as bad as I hate to say it.
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Post by 1206FL » Sunday, 08 November 2015, 4:48 AM

The good stuff!! Good find!! Don't see that floating around much. Must have had a good VHF/UHF and HF setup!! Or was anal about coax. At any rate some nice finds. I like those old JC penny SSB radios.

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Post by halfwatt959 » Sunday, 08 November 2015, 9:21 AM

The coax actualy came from that auction place. Scored a 500' more or less spool for under 200 bucks. only have about 75' left

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P.S. had some questions about it and called the manufacturer. They said they would get back to me and i thought well i'll never hear back from them and lo and behold but the guy called me back about 5 minutes later with the answers. Great customer service even though it was purchased elsewhere.
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Re: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?

Post by 1206FL » Sunday, 08 November 2015, 9:26 AM

Good deal. And a good deal on the coax as well. Looks like we'll made stuff!!


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