|[AMRadio] Hallicrafters SR-1000|
kz0e at comcast.net
Thu Dec 16 09:49:04 EST 2004
Chuck Dachis'es book shows an SR-500 'console' which looks like what
your describing, but has the HT-30, HT-31, and sx-100 built in. 1955 at
1495$. Then there's an SR-500 Tornado tranciever from 1965, same name
way different product.
Bill Pancake wrote:
>I was taking a look back-in-time thru the catalog section in the 1957 ARRL Handbook and saw the ad for a Hallicrafters SR-1000 HF station. It included a SX-101 receiver, HT-32 xmtr and a HT-33 amplifier all housed in a beautifully styled, slanted-front, metal (free-standing) desk/cabinet.
>Has anyone out there ever owned one of these "plug-n-play" stations? Am curious as to what it sold for, how many were manufactured (how many are left) and did it operate as sweet as it looks in the photo?
>It's probably a good thing I was only 8 years old in 1957. I don't think selling glass pop bottles and my 25 cent/month allowance would have been enough to buy one. My cat-wisker galena crystal radio would have to do. Thanks, Bill, wd0x
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