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    4 x HG 2879 advice

    Hi all, A friend of mine recently imported a 4 pill amp from a builder in the US and has managed to pop pill number 1 and blow the base emitter 10 ohm resistor. He contacted the box builder and was told that replacing pills 1 and 2 with a matched pair and replacing the BE resistor should be all...
  2. M

    RM KLV 550 Refurb/Repair

    I have been restoring a KLV 550 (Rev 5) with no output and ive run into an issue. i get continuity between the wraps and the metal rods on T3 and i believe this is what is dragging the output down/holding it back. i have changed the wire wraps just incase it was shorted in the metal rods, does...
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    Yaesu FT-101b Radio Ham/cb Transmitter +VFO, 2m 6m, frequency counter, swr meter+2 mics

    selling my vintage hey ham radio with lots of extras and bells and whistles if you are interested in a certain component or peace please message me with what you are looking at and your best price you are offering+shipping or i would take $1,300 for everything in the picture this is a beautiful...
  4. C

    Frankenstein project

    I recently acquired a junk rci 2970n2 “I think” had a 2950 face but inside was a 2 pill amp section. The radio section has had parts scavenged and was beyond repair. However the amp section 2 Toshiba 2290 was untouched. So my question is has anyone ever used this amp section on a radio that it...
  5. J

    Eimac yc-179

    Hey guys i just wanted to pick your brains on these tunes. Does/has anyone know/experimented on what else can be done with these tunes besides radio broadcasting and mri machines?
  6. AndrewGS

    Looking for a new base amp.....

    So I'm looking for a new 110V base amp that's biased (and filtered?), nets 1Kw-1.5Kw PEP on SSB and is of good build quality from good quality parts. I know there are a few commercial choices out there and I'm leaning towards Carl Built, but what are some other good options? I'm looking to spend...

    Varmint XL-450 need some help with keying relay !

    Hello all Four-Two-Zero in New Jersey waving a hand ! (not Four-Twenty) not that there is anything wrong with that lol . I have been running this Varmint 450 XL for years and have talked all over the world on everything from a Horiz Dipole , J Pole to a home brewed 3 element beam and she is a...
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    Amplifier recommendations.

    Looking for a new amp for the mobile. Looking for suggestions for a straight 6 or 8 transistor amp for 11 meters.
  9. cbkidd1

    Henry 2KD-5 Linear Amplifier

    Henry 2KD-5 Linear Amplifier Selling a used Henry 2KD-5 Amplifier that recently had the following done: Replaced bridge rectifiers (8) NEW bleeder resistors (8) NEW 450 volt capacitors NEW 220 volt electrical plug Amplifier is in good working condition. 10-80 meters. Never had any mods...