First HT

Dale Putnam daleputnam at HOTMAIL.COM
Tue Feb 24 20:15:52 EST 2009

The PT series radios had batteries and they could be replaced with an ac supply. With a carbon button mic, and a 2e26 for a final, in some, or a lighter tube in others.. they did a fairly good job. with a rx tube lineup of some six or maybe eight peanut tubes, and a tx that had five, including the driver and final... 

  I kinda figure they were glow bugs for sure.. even if they did have to grow legs to get there... 

--... ...-- Dale - WC7S in Wy

> Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 14:17:17 -0600
> From: ka9egw at BRITEWERKZ.COM
> Subject: Re: First HT
> Before the HT-200 "brick", there were a number of Motorola and other brand
> hand-carry one-channel VHF radios that were somewhat akin to a bag phone, or
> a very narrow lunch bucket, maybe a foot long, 3" wide and 8" high, with a

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