[amsat-florida] Re: Gear for sale (updated)
glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Mon Sep 20 10:48:25 PDT 2010
Updated with sold items removed, some prices lowered, and I will
include a nice MFJ power/SWR meter with the first HF rig sold.
On 9/12/2010 12:33 PM, Andrew Glasbrenner wrote:
> I have some radios that need to find new homes. All would make
> excellent starter rigs or backup rigs, or for those who dislike menu
> driven radios. None of the HF rigs or the handheld uses any form of a
> Icom IC-735 HF transceiver 160-10m. This is a very well rated radio,
> and even has a transverter port built in. It is good cosmetically for
> it's age, with a few scratches and tape/label residue in spots. It has
> the manual and little plastic door, although it is scratched from
> label removal. I do not have a mike, but did make contacts using my
> IC-910 mike, and it works fine. Notch and IF shift works very well on
> this radio. $325
> Kenwood TS-140 HF transceiver 160-10m. This radio is in a little
> better shape than the 735, but doesn't have quite all the bells and
> whistles. However, personally I like the bigger S meter and
> fluorescent frequency display better. It is also slightly larger and
> has in my opinion easier to use controls. MC80 desk mike included for
> $325. Manual also included.
> Alinco DJ-120 2m handheld. This is a really simple 2m HT, with a
> freshly rebuilt battery pack, DTMF, and subtone encode via dip
> switches on the back panel. This would make a good beginner's radio, a
> second radio to work the FM satellites full duplex, or one to toss in
> a Ziploc bag for the canoe or bicycle when you don't want to risk your
> $400 VX-8 or IC-92. No charger included as I've been charging off the
> 13.8v input on the battery pack. $50
> You may need a power supply to go with the above radios. I have
> Astron VS-35M 35 amp linear supply with voltage and amperage meters
> and adjustments. The voltage adjustment is a bit jumpy and might need
> a squirt in the potentiometer. This would make a nice power supply for
> the workbench as well as running your radios. $100, or $80 when
> combined with one of the HF rigs.
> Pyramid 35A linear supply, smaller but less polished than the Astron.
> It is also metered but they are pretty small. It has a replacement
> knob on the voltage adjustment. $80, or $60 when combined with one of
> the HF rigs.
> Trades and offers will of course be considered (especially VHF+ gear).
> Email is the best way to communicate, although it may take me a day to
> answer sometimes. Pictures available by request. Thanks for the
> 73, Drew KO4MA
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