[AMRadio] Broadcast transmitter rescue


Joe Crawford crawfish at surfmore.net
Fri Nov 21 19:30:57 EST 2008


WA4NPL, Don Roden, in Huntsville, AL has a 20V-2 for sale with spare 
4-400's.It is QTH.com # 702340. Don is broadcast engineer, and he said it is 
on the high end of BC band now(per his ad).
                                                     Joe W4AAB
----- Original Message ----- 
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Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Broadcast transmitter rescue


> Hi Al: I picked up a 20v2 abt a mo ago, so far have only fixed some mech 
> issues and put a coat of was on it. it lookes good. hope to have it on air 
> by spring. i do have a Gates BC1G on 80, got it this spring and use a 
> Drake T4X as a driver. 73 Bernie
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Al Waller, K3TKJ" <k3tkj at qsl.net>
> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
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> Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2008 8:55 AM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Broadcast transmitter rescue
>
>
>> 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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