[AMRadio] Best Boatanchor


Bob Maser bmaser at tampabay.rr.com
Wed Sep 27 21:23:00 EDT 2006


About $600 for a good one, which is cheap compared to Collins stuff.  I am 
sitting here looking at my HRO 60 and Valiant, which were the equipment I 
had back in the 50's.  Ahhh what memories.

Bob  W6TR
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "A.R.S. - W5AMI" <ars.w5ami at gmail.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 9:10 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Best Boatanchor


> On 9/27/06, Bob Maser <bmaser at tampabay.rr.com> wrote:
>> You get the biggest rush buying boat anchors that you used to have back 
>> in
>> the day.  Why would anyone want to spend a lot of money for a rig that 
>> has
>> no nostalgic value?  If you want to buy a HQ-107A,  I have a friend in TX
>> that has one that he bought and is tired of,  $300 and it's yours.  The 
>> real
>> neat boat anchor receiver is the HRO 60 with its draws for bandswitching.
>>
>> Bob  W6TR
>
> Can you buy an HRO-60 for less than $350 these days?  It is a "neat"
> receiver no doubt.
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