[Boatanchors] Fwd: radio
wlfuqu00 at uky.edu
Mon Aug 13 10:59:55 EDT 2012
Wow, it just occurred to me. There were other models that used the X and
did not have a "crystal filter".
Models with low frequency last IF like the SX101 had LC filters but not
crystal. So in that case
I assume the X means a very good filter. One as good or better than a
But still not a good explanation for the SX140.
Now, keeping that in mind the HQ129X and similar ones had crystal
the HQ170 did not nor did they use the X designation.
At 06:22 AM 8/13/2012 -0400, Bry Carling wrote:
>That's interesting Bill. I wasn;t aware of that with the "X" and the SX140
>not having and X.
>I am pretty sure that the X in SX140 meant crystal and it wasn't on the
>end of the model
>I have an SX99 for years and that had a very basic simple (but effective)
>scheme using only one or maybe two crystals.
>Hallicrafters had other models like S20 and S40 with no filter and no X.
>On 12 Aug 2012 at 21:43, Bill Fuqua wrote:
> > Hallicrafters and Hamarlund receivers us X to indicate the
> > receiver has
> > a crystal filter.
> > The SX140 is the only one that breaks this rule as far as I know.
> > Are there
> > any others that
> > you guys can think of? I just thought it was interesting.
> > Nice combination for someone who started with that station as a
> > novice.
> > I first had a transmitter made by General Electronics and a
> > HQ129X.
> > The TX did not work out so well so I traded it in on a Challenger.
> > And when
> > I got my
> > General got a HG10 VFO.
> > 73
> > Bill wa4lav
> > At 09:10 PM 8/12/2012 -0400, you wrote:
> > >a friend sent me this so I thought I would forward in case any of
> > >You were interested.
> > >
> > >73 de Mark, KX8XX FIRST WN8CKZ
> > >---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > >From: "Allen Alter" <kc8oti at triton.net>
> > >Date: Aug 12, 2012 9:00 PM
> > >Subject: radio
> > >To: "Don Brown" <jrbrowndl at yahoo.com>, "bruce pierce" <
> > >rbrucepierce at gmail.com>, "Bruce MacLean" <wa8iih at yahoo.com>,
> > "Bradley King"
> > ><bking63055 at yahoo.com>, "BILL N8NJA" <bkn8nja at att.net>, "Rick
> > Smedberg" <
> > >hrsmedberg at hotmail.com>
> > >
> > >**
> > >i have a HELECRAFTER HT 40, MATCHING SX 140, AN MATCHING
> > VFO,
> > >MANUALS, AN QT. JAR OF XRALS
> > >AN A 110 VAC COAX SWITCH
> > >RADIOS HAVE BEEN REBUILT OR UPGRADED SO THEY'ER SUPOSED TO BE
> > WORKING LK NEW
> > >
> > >ALLEN KC8OTI 73
> > >
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