[Boatanchors] Collins scope?
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Sat Nov 21 11:29:32 EST 2015
Jay Miller KK5IM did a number of the scopes.
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<div>-------- Original message --------</div><div>From: Glen Zook via Boatanchors <boatanchors at puck.nether.net> </div><div>Date:11/20/2015 8:51 AM (GMT-06:00) </div><div>To: bcarling at cfl.rr.com </div><div>Cc: boatanchors at mailman.qth.net, boatanchors at puck.nether.net </div><div>Subject: Re: [Boatanchors] Collins scope? </div><div>
</div>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 panadaptors?
I will make some pictures of them and try to get model numbers (if any) later today.
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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