[Boatanchors] James Millen fans: What is this?

Pete Ferrand petef at sprynet.com
Mon May 14 10:20:29 EDT 2012

Chuck, thanks, you've nailed it. However there's no picture of the item so I couldn't have been sure even tho I looked at that description previously. It did look a little like the coupling unit for the Variarm VFO which I traded away in 1971.


-----Original Message-----
>From: Chuck McGregor <cbmcgr at gmail.com>
>Sent: May 13, 2012 11:04 PM
>To: Pete Ferrand <petef at sprynet.com>
>Cc: "Boatanchors at puck.nether.net" <Boatanchors at puck.nether.net>
>Subject: Re: [Boatanchors] James Millen fans: What is this?
>It looks like you have the "Plug-in Adapter", part of the Millen model
>90711 VFO.  The pins on the bottom were to plug into the crystal socket of
>a transmitter.  See the 90711 manual on the Millen Society website.
>Chuck K7MCG
>On Sun, May 13, 2012 at 8:14 PM, Pete Ferrand <petef at sprynet.com> wrote:
>> I recently acquired a James Millen coupling unit, and it has no model
>> number markings of any kind. Looked over what I could on the web and found
>> no clue. If you click on the links you should see pictures:
>> http://home.sprynet.com/~petef/millen_coupler_outside.jpg
>> http://home.sprynet.com/~petef/millen_coupler_inside.jpg
>> http://home.sprynet.com/~petef/millen_coupler_inside_2.jpg
>> I removed the knob for clarity and so I could take it apart since we all
>> know what a Millen bar knob looks like. The other end of the coax goes to a
>> PL-259.
>> Any help, especially pointers to docs on this, I'd greatly appreciate.
>> Thanks for checking it out!
>> -Pete
>> Somers, WI
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