|[AMRadio] Virgin ARC-5s!|
macklinbob at msn.com
Wed Jan 26 17:42:45 EST 2005
I have not used an ARC-5 in 50 years but I still get an urge to buy another.
But I really would not want to butcher one of the appernt virgins that are
But using one that is already messed up it might be interesting to make a
FIELD DAY AM PORTABLE rig from one.
At least that sounds like a good excuse to buy a couple of Tx/Rx pairs. I
could run them off my Heath Hp-10 power supply.
"REAL RADIOS GLOW IN THE DARK"
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Candela" <jcandela at prodigy.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Wednesday, January 26, 2005 2:27 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Virgin ARC-5s!
> I have two BC-458's with the central electronics
> kit to adapt them to a VF for the CE 20A. These are
> both pretty ugly, and far from stock. That said, they
> are still ARC-5's to some extent, and I get a quiver
> of excitement every time I turn the knob on one of
> those old things. Boy am I sick or what? :-)
> --- Bob Jacklin <McClain at Man.com> wrote:
> > There seam to be a lot of VIRGIN ARC-5 items showing
> > up on Eba recently.
> > Since these are really not good units for today's
> > ham operations it seems a
> > shame to butcher them. These items are over 60 years
> > old.
> > Bob Jacklin
> > K5MY/7
> > Seattle, WA.
> > "REAL RADIOS GLOW IN THE DARK"
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