Galaxy 5 MKIII
af4k at EARTHLINK.NET
Wed May 10 07:42:25 EDT 2000
The last one I owned was given to me circa 1975 (it was considered OLD
It was dead on transmit, but received OK. What I found was that they had
used a small cathode resistor to bias the sweep tube finals.
Having tested the tubes they seemed to be OK. SO I went and bought a
replacement resistor, and BINGO! It was fixed. I made a number of contacts
on that rig before giving and back and going out to buy a shiny new FT-101E,
which I have to say, was a FAR FAR superior transceiver!
On 8 May 00, at 11:17, Emile Imberman wrote:
> So, as I have made a commitment to trade for a Galaxy 5 MKIII and
> PS/Speaker, I realize that my experience with the Galaxy products are minimal.
> I enjoy doing this sort of thing and if everything works, no one gets hurt. I
> wonder if there are any Gurus out there that can provide me information, ie
> highlights of features, good things, bad things or just a location on the WEB
> where I can find info and pictures. I think this qualifies for Vintage SSB
> ????? Thanks in advance for any help.
> Emile, W5EMI
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