[AMRadio] WTB - Six Meter AM Gear - was - 50.400 FT-243 Xtal(8400kHz)


Bob Macklin macklinbob at msn.com
Mon Aug 16 20:34:41 EDT 2010


I've had TWO Heath Shawnees. Never did make a contact with either of them.

Bob Macklin
K5MYJ
Seattle, Wa.
"Real Radios Glow In The Dark"
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Larry WA9VRH" <wa9vrh at dishmail.net>
To: <k2lrc at k2lrc.com>; "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
<amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Monday, August 16, 2010 5:30 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] WTB - Six Meter AM Gear - was - 50.400 FT-243 
Xtal(8400kHz)


> Don't forget the Hallicrafters SR-46/SR-46A!
>
> Made many contacts with one using a 3 element beam.
>
> Oh yes the Lincoln transceiver along with the Poly-Comm-6
>
> Also the SX-140 and HT-40.
>
> Lots more I am sure!
>
> 73 Larry WA9VRH
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Peter Wittenberg Sr" <k2lrc at k2lrc.com>
> To: "'Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service'"
> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Monday, August 16, 2010 4:47 PM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] WTB - Six Meter AM Gear - was - 50.400 FT-243 Xtal
> (8400kHz)
>
>
> Howie, I have a Gonset III 6M with the matching VFO. Unit has been working
> about 7 months ago. It has been retubed as well.  Asking $129 plus 
> shipping
> for the two of them.  It does not have the CD label and is the original
> white case. I can send you a photo if you wish...I live in Annapolis MD 
> and
> you may want to come to pick it up.
> Let me know...
> -73- Peter K2LRC
> www.k2lrc.com
>
> God Bless America!
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net
> [mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of Howard Weinstein
> Sent: Monday, August 16, 2010 5:43 PM
> To: Stuart Rohre
> Cc: Stephanie WX3K; Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service; Glowbug
> Tetrode; Joseph Vrabel
> Subject: [AMRadio] WTB - Six Meter AM Gear - was - 50.400 FT-243 Xtal
> (8400kHz)
>
> Hi Stu,
>
> Congratulations on procuring the Heath "Sixer"! As of last week I am in
> search of a 6 meter AM rig!
>
> Why? you may ask...
>
> Well, Stephanie WX3K who lives near me in Northeast PA is trying to stir 
> up
> some local interest on 6 AM just as you are doing down there in TX. I'd 
> love
> to see that happen myself so in order to support her efforts I've got to 
> get
> back on 6 AM.
>
> Back in the 70's I was on 6 AM EVERYDAY after school and on Friday nights
> after the WEEKLY radio club meeting. The rest of my time was spent on 75
> phone, 80 CW and 40 CW.
>
> I'd like to procure a Heath SIXER, Lafayette HA-460 (w/drifty VFO), a 
> UTICA
> 650 (remember them? chrone and guaranteed to shock you), an AMECO TX-62 
> and
> HAMMARLUND HQ-110A (w/VHF converter) combination, or how about a Gonset 6
> meter "Gooney" Box painted yellow with a big CD (Civil Defense) sticker on
> it, maybe a Knight T-60, a Clegg 66er, or a Swan 250 - (have to insert a
> little carrier though for AM). Oh well, back to the subject at hand.
>
> Does someone out there have a 6 meter AM rig they want to get rid of - if 
> so
> drop me email direct.
>
> Tnx es 73 de Howie K3HW
>
> --- On Mon, 8/16/10, Stuart Rohre <rohre at arlut.utexas.edu> wrote:
>
> Affirmative Howie, definitely 8 MHz crystals.
> I had my first (loaned for the Summer) Sixer in 1958.
> Just got one again, a week ago. All mine this time, and in excellent
> condition. I hope to stir up some local AM activity.
> 73,
> Stuart Rohre
> K5KVH
> EM10, (Central TX near Austin)
>
>
>
>
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