gpewitt at EXECPC.COM
Sat May 27 16:57:13 EDT 2000
Folks, I was the high bidder on that e place for a mystery transceiver
(mystery to me anyway).
When it got here I saw it was a TBY-7. A very cute little
transmitter/receiver in incredibly good
condition. It even has the spare tubes inside and the allen wrench.
What little I think I know about it:
30 to 80 mc range
1/2 watt output
used for ship to shore work, probably on amphibious landings.
uses acorn tubes.
There is a nicely printed 4 page guide to converting it to 10m and 6m use and
crystal control tucked inside. As a reward for reading this I will copy it
for anyone who wants it.
What I don't know about it is mostly everything.
Anyone have a manual or good copy? Can anyone tell me more about the rig
accessories I would need to use it? Or just some interesting stories?
I see a posting on the net about battery boxes for it. What is that
rotary gadget on the left
side? A whip antenna holder?
Just what I needed, another toy to support. Oh well, at least it's old
enough to be interesting.
Gary Pewitt N9ZSV/AE gpewitt at execpc.com
6120 W. Calumet Rd. Apt. 204, Milwaukee, WI 53223
414 355 8147 home 414 297 4307 work
Sturgeon's Law "Ninety percent of everything is crap."
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