|[AMRadio] VIRGIN ARC 5's|
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
Love this old stuff...Bob
At 05:43 PM 1/27/05, you wrote:
>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.
>----- 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,
> > 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
ARRL ASM, President
QCWA Chapter 41
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