[Boatanchors] Drake TR-3 Transceiver or T4X 160m?

doc at kd4e.com doc at kd4e.com
Sun Feb 27 23:14:45 EST 2011

Thanks Garey!

Then I am on the right track to sell my TR-3 and to acquire a

What is a reasonable asking price for a TR-3 needing a cabinet
respray and untested?

Is $75. a reasonable price to pay for a clean T4X, untested?

Would you recommend the 6146 conversion for the T4X?

Is the Tempo ONE/ac an acceptable power supply for a T4X or
should I try to trade it for a Drake or other PS?


> Universal is in error.  None of the Drake TR Series radios cover 160M.
> The T-4X(any) will all cover 160M, although not much below 1.8 MHz
> without modification.
> 73, Garey - K4OAH
> Glen Allen, VA
> Drake 2-B, 2-C/2-NT, 4-A, 4-B, C-Line
> and TR-4/C Service Supplement CDs
> <www.k4oah.com>
> doc at kd4e.com wrote:
>> According to this site:
>> http://www.universal-radio.com/catalog/hamhf/TR3.html
>> The Drake TR-3 covers 160-10m but according to the
>> Drake TR-3 sitting on my shelf the bandswitch is only
>> labeled for 80-10M.
>> I was planning to buy a T4X instead (I really only need
>> a TX to go with my Pierson KE-93) because it is listed
>> for 160-10m.
>> Are either of these rigs really designed for 160m, please?


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