[AMRadio] Swan and Siltronix

Charles Ring w3nu at roadrunner.com
Sat May 31 16:54:53 EDT 2014

On 5/30/2014 2041, Mike Duke, K5XU wrote:
> Yes, it did have CW.
> It was basically a Swan 260, or 270, that only covered 10 meters and 
> 11 meter "receive only.
> You had to remove a shorting strap from the band switch to make it 
> transmit on 11 meters.
> Also, to get it up into the "free band area above the CB band, you had 
> to screwdriver the 10 meter section.
> They had the typical Swan "AM" modulation that used only one sideband.
> Most of the CBer's that I knew who blew them up did so when trying to 
> get them to work on AM.

The 1011 has the usual Swan VFO control while the 260/270 has a very 
different knob with no reduction gear. I've never seen the inside of either.

*Charles Ring W3NU*

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