[AMRadio] Replacing sweep tubes with 6146s


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Sat Feb 18 16:33:32 EST 2006


mark,
unless someone has a PROVEN swap out it is not a good idea.
Brad KB7FQR

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[mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net]On Behalf Of Mark Foltarz
Sent: Saturday, February 18, 2006 1:26 PM
To: amradio at mailman.qth.net; flboatanchors at yahoogroups.com
Subject: [AMRadio] Replacing sweep tubes with 6146s


I picked up a Yaesu 570 ( predacessor to FT-101) at the Brooksville hamfest
today. No finals.

I seem to remember a few years back an article on converting the finals in a
FT-101* to 6146s.

Seems like a good idea now since a 6KD6 sweep tube cost a lot more than a
6146.

Back when the tube rice boxes came out the sweep tubes could be had for a
couple of bucks.

Anyone have thoughts on this potential conversion?

tnx

de KA4JVY

Mark



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