[AMRadio] Broadcast transmitter rescue


Al Waller, K3TKJ k3tkj at qsl.net
Thu Nov 20 08:55:10 EST 2008


Hi Bernie,

I have a pretty good source for these due to my present job. I also 
rescued a Harris FM-3K but thought better than to announce that on the 
AM list <grin>. I hope to get this one shined up and on the air over the 
winter....like I need another project.

73, Al


QED Consultants wrote:
> Hi Al: I think the best thing for you to do to keep harmony in the 
> family is to just tell me where it is located. I can then dispose of 
> it for you. Bernie W8RPW
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Al Waller" <k3tkj at qsl.net>
> To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2008 8:19 PM
> Subject: [AMRadio] Broadcast transmitter rescue
>
>
>> Last year I rescued a Gates BC-1 and an RCA BT-1 that I passed on to 
>> WA3GGM
>> as he had a passion for these that I did not. However his enthusiasm has
>> rubbed off on me and I have located a Collins 20V-2. This one will be 
>> mine
>> after restoration and conversion. It was the backup box at a 500w AM 
>> station
>> that went QRT last Monday. So Saturday morning I will go get it and 
>> haul it
>> home..... thinking of what to tell the wife as I type this.
>>
>> So my question to the group. Who is the Collins 20v-2 guru and how 
>> much will
>> be involved to move it from 610khz to 1885khz.
>>
>> 73, Al  K3TKJ
>>
>>
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