[AMRadio] 813 tx


Brian Carling bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Sun Nov 28 16:08:32 EST 2004


On 28 Nov 2004 at 20:16, Donald Chester wrote:

> Unfortunately, the audiophool community has got in on the action.  People 
> are paying top ridiculous dollar for EL-34's now.  Last year at Dayton, 
> someone bought an Apache transmitter at the flea market, paid the vendor's 
> price for it on the spot, opened it and removed the EL-34 modulator tubes 
> and left the rest of the transmitter at the vendor's booth.

Amazing. They must have been just the "right brand" for the 
golden ear crowd...
You can still buy new EL34s for $15 each though.
Several different brands. But then the "golden ear" ones 
are going for $120 or so whenever they can find a sucker.





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