[AMRadio] FS: Be Wise--Accessorize!

wb6orz wb6orz at pacbell.net
Tue Jun 22 12:20:45 EDT 2004

    Hi, Don. I'd like to buy the:
    Heathkit PM-2 Mobile Tuning Meter. Relative power meter with magnet
mount in classic Heathkit 2-tone green. All original and in nice shape.
Would match up nicely with the Cheyenne transmitter. $13 PPD
    Upon receipt of your confirmation, I will send you a check straight
away. I can use that meter! Thanks in advance for cushioning it well, as I
recall the plastic front is prone to cracks.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Merz Donald S" <merz.ds at mellon.com>
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Sent: Tuesday, June 22, 2004 6:57 AM
Subject: [AMRadio] FS: Be Wise--Accessorize!

FOR SALE -- A collection of useful accessories for the wise ham.

CDE "Base Station Filter". This is a small brown plastic box with a 3-wire
line cord in and 3-wire socket. Inside is an RFI filter (a couple of caps
and a torroid transformer). I guess this was to RF filter the line your
rotor controller plugs into. Nice original condition. $7

HP 400 VTVM. Old tube-type war-horse often seen in various guises at
hamfests. This one has a good front panel but the cabinet has a 1 inch
square hole cut out on one side (for ???).
As-is. $5

Hickok Signal Generator Model "288X without decibel meter" (the front panel
actually has that silk-screened on it). Classic old Hickok--reasonably clean
and all original. With original manual. Untested. As-is. $19

RCA Service News, Volume 1 Number 1, 1934, nice shape: $10

Card edge-connectors that fit the HAL ST-6 and AFSK-1 type cards. I have 5
of these, used but good. $5

Radio Shack "Standing Wave Bridge & Field Strength Indicator, Forward &
Reflected Power Meter". RS catalog number 21-575. This is used but comes
with the original box, packaging and whip antenna. It looks like this is
good for up to 25 watts. Small. Front panel looks brand new. Box shows some
wear. With manual for a similar Lafayette unit. $9

General Radio 5MT3 Bench Variac. This is rated 0-140V @ 5A. Classic 3-wire
unit in small GR cabinet with handle. The Variac knob, on/off toggle switch
and red RESET button are the only controls. Dial calibrated 0-140. Some
cleaning required but this is in nice looking and working condition. $40.

Heathkit GP-11 mobile vibrator power supply for the Twoer, Sixer, Tener and
CBer lunchbox transceivers. Has paint chips at edges but still looks good.
Untested. As-is. $10

Drake 52 ohm 100 watt TV-42-LP 100 watt low-pass filter. Small version of
bigger brother in copper-plated case. Excellent and shiny. $6

Hallicrafters SX-25 Super Defiant manual copy. Excellent copy with oversize
schematics. $5

Hallicrafters HT-37 original manual with extras. Manual covers are ratty.
Extras include a Halli brochure titled "Crystal Control of the HT-32, -32A
and -37 for Novice Use", a single sheet titled "Frequency Shifter for
HT-32, -32A and -37" to get the VFO out to 4025kc to permit MARS use of
these rigs. There is also a letter on Hallicrafters letterhead discussing
MARS use of these radios. All $10.

Hallicrafters S-40 Service Bulletin Number 1. In perfect shape with fold-out
schematic. Original: $9 PPD

Military ARR-27 receiver R-267. These were used for some sort of pre-AWACS
radar relay, I think, during the 1950's. Beautifully built, with cabinet,
designed for aircraft mount. $22.

Heathkit PM-2 Mobile Tuning Meter. Relative power meter with magnet mount in
classic Heathkit 2-tone green. All original and in nice shape. Would match
up nicely with the Cheyenne
transmitter. $13 PPD

General Radio Type 716-C Capacitance Bridge. The front panel of this unit
has one paint scrape slightly larger than a quarter in the upper right
quadrant where it looks like some tag was ground off. Otherwise, once
cleaned, the front panel will look excellent. The cabinet has many scrapes
and stains. Using this unit must have required an external generator and an
external detector because this does not seem to have those functions
built-in. All original with no broken parts or problems of any kind that I
see. Handles that used to be on sides of cabinet are missing. Probably
weighs 30 pounds. $19

Teleplex wind-up Morse code training machine. This pre-dates the
Instructograph, I think. But it is the same principle. Case covering is in
good shape. But metal fittings are rusty. With one paper tape and crank
handle. Untested. $10

Instructograph. This is the only one of these I have ever seen that works.
Both motor and oscillator seem to be working as designed. It has 10
Continental code paper tapes with it numbered 1 through 10--and the tapes do
actually play. But the motor speed control is poor. Looks good too.
Oscillator can be used separately for code practice. Binding posts for key
and hi-z phones (not included). $15

Thanks for looking.
73, Don Merz, N3RHT

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