[AMRadio] FS: Mics, Headsets, Coax Adapters, L-10A Loop Antenna,

Edward B Richards zuu6k at juno.com
Tue Jan 18 11:08:20 EST 2005

Hi Don;

I am looking for high Z mics and earphones. I am not familiar with the
brands or model numbers you list. Which ones are high Z (>25 kohms) ? 
Some pix would be nice too. You could get 10 or so into each pix. Just
arrange them in the same order you listed them. Thanks.

73, Ed Richards K6UUZ

On Tue, 18 Jan 2005 09:37:52 -0500 "Merz Donald S" <merz.ds at mellon.com>
> For Sale: Microphones, Headphones  and Miscellaneous.
> Everything As-Is.
> Turner Heathkit mic. Beige plastic. This is the
> original mic that went with the Heathkit lunchbox
> Sixer, Twoer, etc. This one was cracked and has been
> glued. It also has a spot on it where I assume that it
> got too close to a hot soldering iron. With cloth cord
> and correct connector. $3
> Three Stromberg Carlson telephone-style handsets with
> PTT button in the handle. I am not sure whether these
> are ex-military or ex-2-way radio or what. I am
> guessing that they are ex-military because one has a
> military style Amphenol 6-pin connector on it (with
> the matching socket) and because one has a
> military-type stamp on it that I can't quite make out.
> I think the stamp says "TMN6006B". These are all in
> good or fair cndition with a couple chips here and
> there. They all have coiled cords on them with aged
> rubber.  $18/all 3
> Olson M-102 microphone. Japanese cloe of famous
> RCA-made Dave Letterman style mic with yoke. Has chip
> in plastic and some pitting on finish. Small denty on
> one side of screen. One yoke thumbnut is gone and has
> been replaced with a regular bolt. $9
> Shure microphone. This is a 6 inch high tapering brown
> bakelite cylinder that comes to a rounded top. It kind
> of looks like an old shoe. It has a threaded metal
> insert for s atnd on the bottom and the tag mentioned
> some patents for "Brush". So I assume tis is from some
> tape or wire recorder. With cord and connector. In
> good condition. $6
> Military WWII T-17 hand mic. This is olive drab green
> plastic with a 1944 contract date. With original cord
> and connector. But someone has drilled larger holes in
> the outhpiece. $15
> Military WWII T-17 hand mic. Metal body. Made under
> 1942 contract by Western Electric. With original cord
> and connector. Unfortunately the cord is crumbling.
> $25
> Military WWII T-17 hand mic. Metal body. Made under
> 1942 contract but manufacturer is not shown. With
> original cord and connector. Has 2 unoriginal holes
> around edge of mouthpiece. $20
> Military WWII T-17 hand mic. Black plastic body. Made
> under 1944 contract by Shure Brothers. With original
> cord but connector is missing. $20
> Military WWII T-17 hand mic. Metal body. Made under
> 1942 contract but manufacturer is unknown. With
> original cord and connector. Unfortunately the
> connector outside plastic body is gone. It must have
> broken and fallen off. $20
> Military hand mic made by Femco. Odd shape, all black
> bakelite, with hook for hanging and PTT button at top
> and coiled cord coming out the bottom. No connector.
> No other markings. $9
> Astatic model 200 mic. This is a nice-looking,
> gold-painted metal body mic where the hanel and
> element housing are molding together. It was deigned
> to be used either handheld or mounted in a rounded
> base with ahalf-twist motion (but I do not have the
> base). With cord and button type mic connector. I
> think this is a dyanmic mic. $14
> Military WWII-era ANB-H-1 headphones with crumbling
> leather headband and MX-47/AR rubber ear cushions. I
> don't think the cord is right. One earpiece is not
> connected. $6
> Canonball Empire headphones with spring metal headband
> with cloth cord and pin jacks. Surface ust on headband
> and one repair on cord. They look good though. $9
> Murdock No. 56 headphones with cloth headband and
> cloth cord. Cord has pin jacks but has one of those
> pin-jack to-1/4 inch adapters on it. Cord is taped
> where it goes into earpieces. Not bad shape for 80
> years old. $16
> No brand headphones look like code ractice type. Vinyl
> covered headband, black plastic earpieces, cloth cord
> and ¼ inch phone plug. Surface rust on headband. $5
> Tower scientific "Navy Type' Headphones with cloth
> headband and cloth cord with pin jacks. Cord is taped
> where it enters one earpiece. But these look very good
> in all respects. $12
> Trimm ACME single earpiece headset with spring metal
> band, cloth cord and Trimm 1/4 inch phone plug.
> Earpiece is black plastic. Probably another code
> practice headset. In excellent condition. $5 
> Brandes Superior Headphones with cloth headband and
> cloth cord with pin jacks. The metal yoke that holds
> on earpiece has broken. The cloth on the headband is
> fraying. The earpieces have some hardened scum on them
> that might have been rubber cuhions at one time. The
> cloth cord has lots of problems. $4
> Brandes Superior Matched Tone Headphones with cloth
> headband and cloth cord with pin jacks. These are the
> ones with the fancy engraving on the back of the
> earpieces.  The cloth on the headband is coming off in
> one spot. The cloth cord has slight fraying in several
> spots. Still, these were top-of-the-line in their day.
> $11
> Unknown single plastic earpiece with chip out of it.
> Cloth cord with pin jacks. $2
> Nathaniel Baldwin Type C headphones. With cloth
> headband and cloth cord. Pin jacks. Cord has been
> taped in several spots. Otherwise nice. These are among 
> the best of the 1920's headphones in my opinion. $16
> Jim Thompson, W4THU, FAQs About Antenna Systems and
> Baluns, 1999. Large format paperback published by the
> owner of Radio Works. There is a lot of good general
> discussion here and some antenna modeling used for
> comparison purposes. There is also a lot of talk about
> the Radio Works antennas including the Carolina Windom
> and the Super Loop. Some practical advice here, but
> poorly organized and far from comprehensive. $8
> Abbott TR-4 brochure photocopies. With schematic. $1
> each. 4 to sell.
> Multi-Elmac PMR-6A Receiver manual photocopy with
> fold-out schematic. $7
> Multi-Elmac M-1071 Power Supply Kit Assembly
> Instructions with pictorial. Original. $7
> Multi-Elmac PMR-8 receiver original manual. Prefer
> trade for Multi-Elmac AF-67 original manual. Otherwise
> $25
> Shure 55-Series Microphones original Data Sheet, dated
> 1942. $2
> Don Stoner's New Sideband Handbook, CQ, 1958. Lots of
> wear. $3
> Sencore Tube Set-Up Book for the TC-162 Mighty Mite
> VII & TC-28 Htbrider Tube & Transistor Tester. 1964?
> $3
> HP 200CD Audio Oscillator original manual. 1960 with
> 1961 revisions sheet. $3
> Tecraft CC5-50 VHF Converter. Has an extra, unoriginal
> transformer mounted on top and one or two unoriginal
> holes. With tubes. Restorable. $11
> Micronta 21-522 3-Range Power/Modulation/SWR Tester. 3
> meter case with attached inline coupler. 5-500 watts.
> Headphone jack for monitoring. Probably designed for
> CB use. $12
> ARC (Aircraft Radio Corporation) L-10A loop antenna with Control 
> Unit C-18 (mechanical control box for rotation) and 7 foot long 
> MC-215 spline cable. This is a 9 inch diameter loop that was 
> designed to be used with the post-war VLF and BCB command receivers. 
> It is not the correct loop for the WWII command sets (I don't think 
> any such loop was ever made during the war) but it will work fine 
> with them. Excellent original condition. $150
> Fourteen SO-239 to PL-259 right angle adapters. Mostly Amphenol or 
> military. Mostly used, but a couple of these look new. $2 each or 
> $25 for all 14.
> SO-239 Tee adapters. These have 2 SO-239 sockets back-to-back with a 
> PL-259 male plug sticking out in the middle. $2 each. Two to sell.
> Earphone cushions (a pair). I believe these are the military 
> MX-47/AR cushions for the ANB-h-1 and R-14 earpieces. But they are 
> not marked. Rubber in good, useable condition. $5/pair
> Military WWII-era audio cable-6 feet long. This has the stubby 
> PL-354 short ¼ inch plug at one end and spade lugs at the other end. 
> Rubber seems ok but may have age problems. $2
> Thanks for looking.
> 73, Don Merz, N3RHT
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