[AMRadio] My Boat Anchor Receiver

Harry Petersen sr peerlesshrp at gmail.com
Sat Dec 3 02:33:54 EST 2011

I have a Collins 75A-2 and my draw wire on the drum Dial broke. can
some one tell
me where to find a good or new one KD0IWU at perleshrp at gmail.com Name Hary

On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 ats9:42 PM, Mike Duke, K5XU <k5xu at comcast.net> wrote:
> My first real receiver was an HQ110-A/VHF, which my parents gave me
> for Christmas, new in 1968. It helped me work the world on 40 and 15
> meters as a Novice, and paired nicely with my Viking Ranger. It also
> gave me many hours of listening pleasure, and introduced me to a host
> of voices such as K4KYV, W8VYZ,
> W4CJL, W4ZZZ, W6QS, and hundreds of others.
> One day, I even got it to work on 6 meters, despite what turned out to
> be a defective coil which wasn't discovered until I had it restored
> when it turned 40 in 2008. For all those years, I just assumed it was
> naturally deaf on 6, and used converters or other receivers on that
> band.
> As has been mentioned, the HQ110 series does not have selectable
> sideband, or AGC in the side band/CW mode, but it will hold its own on
> AM.
> I'm glad I somehow managed to hang onto mine.
> Mike Duke, K5XU
> American Council of Blind Radio Amateurs
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