|[AMRadio] Raytheon One Thousand|
jtml at losalamos.com
Fri Aug 12 14:16:09 EDT 2005
So I see you retired a RA1000 there... I parted out the one I took apart at KBIM in Roswell last year. It had some big iron and very interesting RF inductors, with that Push Pull 833 RF stage. The output L with variometer will go into a first class balanced line tuner at some point in the future. Having motorized controls as well!!! Both modulation reactors and an RCA modulation transformer (mine had a spare L with it, 60 Hy) went to local AMers building new rigs - avoiding shipping costs. Many of the chokes and transformers got out to hams and also to a surplus dealer in Albuquerque where they were sold off. I was happy to take the trouble parting it up like that, as it was worth a lot more to several builders than to someone trying to fix it up (was in very sad condition when I scavenged it). Sometimes the vultures are a better ending of big rigs like that - although i know there are several still on the air on MW as well as in conversions.
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> I had this thing up earlier in the month and got burned by W4YR, so without
> going into detail here on the list as to what happen, there is a broadcast
> transmitter out there that needs to go. It is currently 80% disassembled. (give
> W4YR credit for that!) The manual and schematics come with this...so
> refurbishing this thing would be easy. I'm moving to NY and I need the $$$ to aid in
> moving...not to mention storing it until getting a large house/garage...its
> just a bit more than I can financially handle right now.
> If a group of folks want to get together and get this for the parts, I'll
> consider that too...but one way or the other...its gotta be "outta here" by the
> end of the month or early Sept. if all possible.
> Bob Carter
> Operations/Engineering--Max Media Radio Group/NC Division
> WGAI-NewsRadio 560 AM Stereo .., WCXL 104.1 Beach 104..., WQDK 99.3
> Q-Country..., WCMS 94.5 WaterCountry
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