[AMRadio] VIRGIN ARC 5's


Bob Peters rwpeters at swbell.net
Fri Jan 28 08:17:24 EST 2005


Hi Larry  Great...Mine was a Black 4 door with a straight 6 with a two 
barrel... Boooring...
Love this old stuff...Bob


At 05:43 PM 1/27/05, you wrote:

>Hi Bob:
>
>Thought I would reply off list.
>
>When I read your post  my first thought was that this is indeed a Small
>World.  I grew up in Junction City, Oregon, graduating from High School in
>1962.  In 61 and 62,  I also ran an Arc 5/T-17/Webster band spanner on 75M,
>in my Blue,  two door,  51 Ford with two,  two Barrel Carbs.  As I recall I
>had some difficulty in occasionally snapping one of the rear axle shafts.
>The radio gear came from an Army Surplus store in Albany, Or.  A J-38 was a
>nickel from a big barrel. Still have it, but the ARC 5 and the Ford are long
>gone.   Hope you don't mind my sending you my memory.
>
>73, Larry
>WB5OFD
>(ex-K7QCC)
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Bob Peters" <rwpeters at swbell.net>
>To: <AMRadio at mailman.qth.net>
>Sent: Thursday, January 27, 2005 7:55 AM
>Subject: [AMRadio] VIRGIN ARC 5's
>
>
> > Brings back old memories...In 1960 we had a ARMY SURPLUS store in Bangor,
>Maine
> > that stocked these with all the accessories  ...Paid $5.00 a unit... This
> > was new in the box.  If you wanted a used one they were $2.50 each... Had
> > the dynamotor and the T-17 mikes as well. I ran one mobile in 61 and 62 in
> > my 51 Ford  with a Webster band spanner on 75..Took a long time for the
> > dynamotor to come up to speed  Hi !!!  Man those were the days....
> >
> > Very Best 73's
> > Bob Peters-W1PE
> > ARRL ASM, President
> > QCWA Chapter 41
> >
> >
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Very Best 73's
Bob Peters-W1PE
ARRL ASM, President
QCWA Chapter 41  


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