|[AMRadio] BC-610 Xtal Holder|
rwpeters at swbell.net
Sun Mar 6 16:42:17 EST 2005
Was a good answer...
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.
At 01:52 PM 3/6/05, you wrote:
>If you find the adapter, please let me know. I have two of the large
>crystals, but that's it.
>I don't have a BC-610, mine is the HT4-B, but they are, I think, very similar.
>I've used mine on 160 & 75 with the VFO that is built into each tuning
>unit. It drifts a lot for about the first hour, and then settles down to
>quite a tiny amount, relative to AM bandwidth.
>So, the lack of crystals should not keep you from firing-up the "Beastly 610"!
>73, Barrie, W7ALW
>----- Original Message ----- From: "Bob Peters" <rwpeters at swbell.net>
>To: <AMRadio at mailman.qth.net>
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>Sent: Sunday, March 06, 2005 12:27 PM
>Subject: [AMRadio] BC-610 Xtal Holder
>>I have just purchased a 610 and going to use it xtal control. I have
>>xtals for 75 meters in FT243
>>holders. I am told that there is an adapter available for the large
>>xtals. If so does someone have one they will part with??? or does anyone
>>know the part ## to ask for...Have a whole month to find one before
>>delivery from W Texas... Thanks Folks...
>>Very Best 73's
>>ARRL ASM, President
>>QCWA Chapter 41
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