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

John Flood kb1fqg at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 17 10:24:48 EDT 2010


For the past 10 years or so I've been running the "Waltham Wranglers Swapnet" 
here in the Boston area I think the net is as old as our 2Meter repeater from 
what anyone can remember! 

There were two 6M AM rigs offered last week that I think may still be available, 
both from the same guy.  First a Heathkit Seneca 6&2 meter TX (think the 
asking price was $80) and a "Laugh-at-it" HA460 (think $40)  The guy is Mike 
N1GCT.  He had a deal go sour or eham or qrz and even after offering the guy a 
refund, the other party posted a warning about him.  I've hosstraded several 
things with him without issue, however YMMV.  You can contact him at 
N1GCT at yahoo.com

Now back to our regular programing........

John Flood

----- Original Message ----
> From: Howard Weinstein <k3hw at yahoo.com>
> To: Stuart Rohre <rohre at arlut.utexas.edu>
> Cc: Stephanie WX3K <wx3k at ptd.net>; Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur 
>Service <amradio at mailman.qth.net>; Glowbug Tetrode <tetrode at googlegroups.com>; 
>Joseph Vrabel <kd2jc.qrp65 at yahoo.com>
> Sent: Mon, August 16, 2010 5:43:00 PM
> Subject: [AMRadio] WTB - Six Meter AM Gear - was - 50.400 FT-243 Xtal (8400 
> 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
> EM10, (Central TX near Austin)
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