[AMRadio] Collins 20V-3 for sale


Bob Maser bmaser at tampabay.rr.com
Fri Feb 24 22:28:23 EST 2006


I apologize for my comments.  I thought that they were going to an 
individual, not the entire group.
Thanks for pointing it out to me.

Bob W6TR
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim candela" <jcandela at prodigy.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Friday, February 24, 2006 10:21 PM
Subject: RE: [AMRadio] Collins 20V-3 for sale


>
> Bob,
>
>    The KW-1 sold for $3850 in 1952, so to me a cherried out and converted
> 20V3 for $3000 in 2006 does not seem unreasonable. See the link below:
>
> http://www.radioing.com/collins/tx03.html
>
> I have to say though that it bothers me a lot when I see sarcasm, and 
> angry
> responses being exchanged on this reflector. Do we really have to go 
> there?
>
> Regards,
> Jim Candela
> WD5JKO
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net
> [mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net]On Behalf Of Bob Maser
> Sent: Friday, February 24, 2006 7:10 PM
> To: Discussion of AM Radio
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Collins 20V-3 for sale
>
>
> Oh, I remember you.  You're the guy that wanted the instruction book on 
> how
> to convert a 20V-3 and nobody would give it to you.
>
> 73  Bob
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "david knepper" <collinsradio at adelphia.net>
> To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Friday, February 24, 2006 5:41 PM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Collins 20V-3 for sale
>
>
>> What a bargain!!!
>>
>>
>> Dave, W3ST
>> Publisher of the Collins Journal
>> Secretary to the Collins Radio Association
>> www.collinsra.com - the CRA Website
>> Now with PayPal
>> CRA Nets: 3805 Khz every Monday at 8 PM EST
>> and 14255 every Saturday at 12 Noon EST
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Bob Maser" <bmaser at tampabay.rr.com>
>> To: <collins at listserve.com>; "AMRadio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
>> Sent: Friday, February 24, 2006 4:00 PM
>> Subject: [AMRadio] Collins 20V-3 for sale
>>
>>
>>>I am selling my 20V-3 Collins broadcast transmitter. It has been modified
>>>to transmit on 75M. It uses a pair or 4-400As in the final modulated with
>>>another pair. I removed the oscillator section including the crystals and
>>>use a Hallicrafters HA-5 VFO to drive the second RF stage. I have
>>>installed a one button PTT which switches the antenna to the transmitter,
>>>keys the VFO and mutes the receiver. The transmitter will run at 3 power
>>>levels; 375, 750, 1100 watts output to the antenna. Power selection is
>>>achieved with a pair of Jennings RJ-1 vacuum relays.  All of the tubes
>>>test OK. The plate transformer is from Peter Dahl and it runs 3200VDC. I
>>>am asking $3000 for the transmitter FOB at my QTH here in Valrico FL. The
>>>transmitter is fully operational. I can send additional pics for those
>>>interested. The cosmetics are really great. I also will supply a manual,
>>>all mods, and schematic. Thanks for reading.
>>>
>>> Bob W6TR
>>>
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