[AMRadio] BC-610 Xtal Holder

Alan Cohen acohen at texas.net
Sun Mar 6 15:49:44 EST 2005

If it helps any, the crystal socket on a beastly 610 tuning unit 
perfectly fits a double banana plug.  Mount a standard FT-243 holder on 
a double plug and voila, instant adapatron.

Also, a recent issue of Electric Radio featured a simple cure for the 
FM hum that is common to the BC-610 VFO.


On Mar 6, 2005, at 3:33 PM, W7QHO at aol.com wrote:

> In a message dated 3/6/05 11:36:09 AM, rbethman at comcast.net writes:
>> My question would be"
>> Does the FT-243 have tha ability to take the current/power that the 
>> FT-171-B
>> xtals are designed for?
> Open up some of the later FT-171-B holders any you'll find an FT-243 
> size
> xtal inside.
> On the question of a 243 to 171 adapter, come on, guys, simple job to 
> make
> one up.
> Dennis D. W7QHO
> Glendale, CA
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