[AMRadio] Re: Value of Homebrew Rigs,


crawfish crawfish at surfmore.net
Tue Jul 11 23:46:35 EDT 2006


Kind of like a friend who traded in a 1957 Chevy on a new 1965 Corvair.
                               Joe W4AAB
----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Nickels" <w9ran at oneradio.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2006 9:02 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Re: Value of Homebrew Rigs,WAS: Stuff for
sale...update.


> 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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