|[AMRadio] Best Boatanchor|
bmaser at tampabay.rr.com
Wed Sep 27 21:57:57 EDT 2006
My HRO 60 with speaker and all the usual coil trays and wooden cabinet cost
me $550 and it is a 9. It had also been recapped and aligned. I probably
paid too much for it but it was exactly what I was looking for. Nostalgia
is a wonderful thing but can be satisfied by very small bites. My AM
station sits here unused while I play radio with modern stuff but they are
nice to look at.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Wilhite" <w5jo at brightok.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
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Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 9:51 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Best Boatanchor
> Bob I hope you are kidding??????? I have a HRO 60R with the 60SC-2
> combination unit. The cosmetics are just above fair but it works very
> I would never thought my HRO 60 would bring anywhere near 600. Wonder
> what the speaker, coil storage unit would be worth?
> I turned down a HRO 60 some time back that was missing one knob and had
> the 4 standard coils for 275. It would have cleaned nicely and with the
> knob, to me, would have been a fair buy, but I didn't want to clean it and
> align. I know the seller and he is a straight up guy. Did I miss a
> 73 Jim
>> 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
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