[Boatanchors] Collins scopes?
Bry Carling AF4K
bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Fri Nov 20 21:36:11 EST 2015
Thanks Glen. I will take a look at them tomorrow and try to see if that is what they are. They
look smaller than the Heath scopes, but I could be mistaken about that.
they DO have the Collins logo and paint color! They look amazing.
I thought perhapos I had never seen anyhting like them... so this may explain it.
I have two to sell anyway. I will have to think of a fair price.
73 - Bry AF4K
On 20 Nov 2015 at 14:51, Glen Zook wrote:
> There was, for years, a member of the CCA who repainted Heath SB-610 and
> SB-620 units with Collins S-Line colors and changed the knobs to resemble
> those on the S-Line.
> Those units were popular with operators who wanted to use the Heath
> equipment with their S-Lines but did not want to mix green with gray. I had a
> Heath SB-620, that was such modified, that I got in a trade deal. I did use it, for
> a while, but really did not like how it worked. Another amateur radio operator
> badly wanted it and traded me an excellent condition 32S-1 transmitter for the
> modified SB-620!
> Glen, K9STH Website: http://k9sth.net
> From: Bry Carling AF4K <bcarling at cfl.rr.com>
> To: collins_radios at yahoogroups.com
> Cc: boatanchors at mailman.qth.net; boatanchors at puck.nether.net;
> ham4sale at yahoogroups.com; forsale-swap at mailman.qth.net
> Sent: Friday, November 20, 2015 7:13 AM
> Subject: [Boatanchors] Collins scope?
> I have a couple of small Collins scopes that will be sold along with some other
> KWM gear.
> I wonder - has anyone ever heard of Collins producing such scopes? Are they
> I will make some pictures of them and try to get model numbers (if any) later
> I will post pictures of all the Collins gear for sale soon on my AF4K web site.
> There will be a
> beautiful KWM2 / PM2 with original manual, and possibly a desk microphone
> and additional
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