[AMRadio] Re: Value of Homebrew Rigs,


Robert Nickels w9ran at oneradio.net
Tue Jul 11 22:02:49 EDT 2006


Donald Chester wrote:
>
> I recall in the 1980's, before they started to bring in such big bux, 
> there must have been over a dozen KW-1's on the air regularly.
I know one prior owner in the Milwaukee area who traded his KW-1 for a 
house-painting job.  I asked him why and he said "I needed the house 
painted" ;-)  This was back in the 70s when all he figured if it was 
just useful for CW or as a linear, he could do that with a much smaller rig.

Yeah, he's still kicking himself!

73 Bob W9RAN



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