[AMRadio] Re: [FLBOATANCHORS] Replacing sweep tubes with 6146s


Brian Carling bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Sat Feb 18 19:45:00 EST 2006


On 18 Feb 2006 at 13:25, Mark Foltarz wrote:

> 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?

BAD IDEA!

Your mileage may vary. Stay with the 6KD6es and pay the $35 or 
so
for them. You will never regret it.  Hacking into that nice old 
Yaesu could become a dream come true..... 
a VERY BAD DREAM!

YMMV = Your mileage May Vary



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