[AMRadio] FS: Boatanchors, Tubes

Jon L. Turner ka0ofp at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 9 17:15:07 EST 2005

Hello Don,

I am wondering if you still have the 75A2 for sale. I
am looking for one to match up with my 32V2. Any info
would be much appreciated.

Thank you


--- Merz Donald S <merz.ds at mellon.com> wrote:

> FOR SALE. New Items. Old Prices Reduced. Shipping
> cost is not included.
> Eimac 100TH Tubes, Brand new, old stock in sealed
> military boxes dated 1949. $95 each. 2 to sell. More
> available.
> Cetron 572B tubes. Brand new, old stock in original
> boxes. $50 each.
> Looking for other transmitting tubes? Send me an
> e-mail.
> National FBX receiver w/80M coils and 5886 doghouse.
> This has some rust around the bottom edge. The
> tuning knob may be wrong. No unoriginal holes and
> other than small rust patches, looking good inside
> and out. Untested. As-is. $189
> National HRO-7 with matching speaker, doghouse PS,
> coil box and coils A-E. Really good looking except
> that one toggle switch has been replaced with an
> ugly toggle with a black plastic bat-handle. Paint
> is excellent with only minor scuffs. Nice+. With
> original manual. $299  Pictures available. 
> Meissner Signal Shifter EX--rackmount version. The
> rack panel was a separate option and is seldom seen.
> Looks great. Working. $129 Picture available.
> Eico 717 Keyer. Nice. Untested. $24
> Collins 75A2 Receiver with no serial number plate.
> 1952-vintage ham bands receiver with desktop
> cabinet. Covers 160 through 10M. With cabinet,
> manual copy and parts to build a 455kc IF filter a
> la 75A3. Excellent cosmetic condition. Has
> unoriginal octal socket on rear chassis apron and
> small hole in side of cabinet. Working well.  $300
> Collins Speaker Model 270G-1 s/n 245. Excellent
> cosmetic condition. Matches any of gthe A-series
> receivers. Working well. $175
> Homebrew 80 meter VFO or QRP exciter. Black wrinkle
> paint peeling. Tube lineup is 6F6 to 6L6 with 5Y3
> and 2 VR-150 for power and regulation. This is
> almost identical to the first signal shifter.
> Beautifully built. $49
> Bird 43 watt meter with 1000 watt slug. Brand new
> condition. $230 with slug.
> RME 99 HF receiver. 1940-vintage ham bands receiver
> in nice black wrinkle desk cabinet. Oddly, the large
> dial in the center is bandspread, while the smaller
> dial at the right Is the main tuning. Triple
> conversion. Very good cosmetic condition with some
> small marks in paint.  Some knobs may be wrong but
> they are so close that it's hard to tell. Untested.
> As-is. The tube line-up is locktals: 4-7A7, 1-7B8,
> 2-7A4, 1-7F7, 1-7C5, 1-7A6, 1-VR150, 1-80.  With
> manual copy. $245
> Homebrew power supply for any early-1930's vintage
> TX.
> This is a breadboard supply using a 1930's
> Thordarson
> transformer and 2 large, square 1930's caps, one of 
> which has split open. There is a socket for 1 4-pin 
> rectifier. But it had no tube in it when I got it
> and 
> I have never run this supply. As-is. Needs cleaned
> up.
> Board used for breadboard is unfinished and not 
> great.  $49
> HBR 16 receiver. Famous QST project by Ted Crosby
> W6TC. Built onto a 19 inch rack panel in a Bud
> cabinet. All black wrinkle. Coils for all bands. I
> powered this up and it makes noise but needs some
> to be a real receiver again. With all available
> documentation including schematic, etc. $319
> 1930's PP 250TH open rack TX with pp 810 modulator.
> The exciter is a very rare Gross CW-55. 1939-ish
> vintage transmitter in the classic pre-war open rack
> style. Even the rack is homebrew. Beautiful the way
> only exposed HV connections can be. $1,399. Pickup
> only. 
> Versatile 70 TX. 6146 on all HF bands.
> Bandswitching.
> CW or grid modulated. CQ 1952 project. Some cold
> solder joints need fixed and other restoration work
> needed. Gray wrinkle 19 inch rack panel in black
> ex-military cabinet. $109
> GWE III AM TX. A single 812 modulated by PP 809s.
> Speech amp is PP 45's. On 40 meters today with coils
> for all bands. Rack TX, 5 ft. tall, in HB wooden
> rack.
> Very sweet looking. Crystal control or use included
> Eico VFO. With all of N3GWE's builder's
> documentation.
> $550. Pickup only.
> GWE II AM TX. A single 250TH driven and modulated by
> 6146s. In 6 ft black wrinkle rack. On 80 meters
> today.
> Bandswitching to 40 meters but 40 probably needs
> work.
> Crystal control or use included. HB HF VFO in BC-221
> cabinet. With all of N3GWE's builder's
> documentation.
> $650 Pickup only.
> W9TB desk kilowatt CW TX. PP 304TLs driven by single
> tube. CW only. Full-size desk has 2 receivers and
> control section built into it. Awesome construction.
> PS is not original to this rig and is unfinished.
> Includes much of the original builder's
> documentation.
> $725. Pickup only.
> Pickup items must be picked up in Pittsburgh, PA.
> Thanks for looking. 
> 73, Don Merz, N3RHT
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