[Boatanchors] [Galaxy-WRL] 160-10m Compact 160-10m Tube SSB Rig?
daleputnam at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 30 08:25:52 EDT 2015
I have a Multi-Elmac A54H 75-10 tx.. it fired up with an HP23 supply...
It would be very happy to be a participant.. and it doesn't weigh 45lbs.
If you're interested, please contact me off list.
Have a great day,
Dale - WC7S in Wy
> Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2015 07:17:43 -0400
> From: qrv at kd4e.com
> To: Galaxy-WRL at yahoogroups.com
> Subject: Re: [Boatanchors] [Galaxy-WRL] 160-10m Compact 160-10m Tube SSB Rig?
> CC: Boatanchors at puck.nether.net; FLBOATANCHORS at yahoogroups.com
> HX-50 looks promising but at 45 LBS, 9"h x 17.5"w x 9.5"d I'd sure
> not want to be hauling it to Field Day, ARES/Emcomm tests, or to
> show-off at Club meetings.
> I'm begining to think that a converted Elmac AF-67 may be the
> best choice.
> I've looked at that before but am very uncertain I could make
> the mods successfully.
> Thanks - David KD4E
> > There were very few early SSB rigs that would operate 160. In the
> > 50's the Lakeshore Phasemaster II, Central Electronics 10A, 10B, and
> > 20A could operate on 160M but by the time you added a receiver they
> > were not very compact. Also the Hammarlund HX-50 has an option for
> > 160. I can't remember if the 100 V could get down there.
> > The British KW Electronics KW-2000 was a KWM2 "want-a-be" and it
> > could very well be the first all band transceiver with 160. Heathkit
> > and Swan made a few 160M monobanders in the early 60's. I can't even
> > think of an US made all tube transceiver that covered 160M though
> > the Drake C-line could go there. The 1969 Signal/One CX7A covered but
> > it was a hybrid.
> > We had a 160 Meter Vintage SSB net going last year and just for kicks
> > I operated it with a Cosmophone 35 using a Dentron 160 XV
> > transverter.
> > Mark NU6X Sedona, AZ
> > On 4/29/2015 5:03 PM, 'qrv at kd4e.com' qrv at kd4e.com [Galaxy-WRL]
> > wrote:
> >> Did anyone make a compact 160-10m all-tube SSB or DSB transmitter,
> >> or tx/rx, or transceiver, or even an exciter?
> >> Power output is unimportant.
> >> I'm aware of the command set mod for 20/80m using a B&W 350 but am
> >> looking for complete 160-10m coverage.
> >> Or, is anyone aware of a modified or homebrew compact 100% tube rig
> >> for SSB/DSB 160-10m?
> >> Thanks - David KD4E
> *David* KD4E
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