[AMRadio] OLD RADIO STATION RELIVES


Barry Sherwood ars.kf5gc at gmail.com
Fri Jul 16 09:40:34 EDT 2010


Well congratulations on the TX Rich. I am sure you will have a blast with it
on 1885 khz. Hope to see you there.

On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 6:49 AM, Pat & Rich McKinney <pmcknney at bellsouth.net
> wrote:

> DE WB4VFN Rich
>  I have to brag a bit and share.  I have converted an RCA BTA 500X
> transmitter that was the station transmitter for WRVK in Renfro Valley, Ky
> started in 1957.  I spent many saturdays this past year going to help Sid
> Adams WI4M trying to make it work when it was his.  Sid just up and gave it
> to me and now all 1000 pounds of it is in my garage.  After making it work
> and modulate on 1460..its assigned frequency..I have it making 500 watts
> carrier on 1885.  Got good reports from 2 other hams just on the carrier.  I
> only had to change one capacitor in its output circuit and there was room to
> retap the coils.  Still lots of work to finish with setting up the audio and
> T/R switching.  I plan to mate it with my R390A and be AMing in the 1885
> area.  73 Rich
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Barry Sherwood
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