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Discussion in 'General Ham Radio Discussion' started by fnkycoldmedina, May 15, 2011.

  1. fnkycoldmedina

    fnkycoldmedina Well-Known Member

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    bought this at a sale the other day . .tell me what you know about this rig please.and a value if you will. it lights up and all the tubes light up too. have not tested any farther yet.



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  2. J.R. Ewing

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    Looks like a 2 meter radio.
     
  3. fnkycoldmedina

    fnkycoldmedina Well-Known Member

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    it has some big crystals in the back as well.
     
  4. T23

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    Interested in getting rid of it?

    T23
     
  5. fnkycoldmedina

    fnkycoldmedina Well-Known Member

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    yes,it will be for sale .wanna verify that it works first.and asses a value .
     
  6. wcsd106

    wcsd106 Active Member

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    That's a Gonset Communicator IV. A 2 meter AM Transceiver. I used to own one, in fact it may still be somewhere in storage.. I don't remember ever getting rid of it.
     
  7. fnkycoldmedina

    fnkycoldmedina Well-Known Member

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    well i have heard it receive and i transmitted into a 50 ohm load .this ol girl works great .i have no idea where its transmitting ?
    i dont recognize the freq`s on those crystals .can anyone help with that??
     
  8. Beetle

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    Try multiplying the crystal frequency by 18. That's essentially what had to be done (two triplers and a doubler).
     
  9. BJ radionut

    BJ radionut Supporting Member and 6m addict

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    Nice condition...too bad it is 2m AM only...be a nice catch if it was the 6m version...
    No 2m Am activity anymore that I am aware of...
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    All the Best
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    Gonset Communicator | eBay

    I wonder what it cost brand new... ;)

    Harold
     
  11. fnkycoldmedina

    fnkycoldmedina Well-Known Member

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    compared to the one on ebay there mine is new!..lol.....
     
  12. Jaymom

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    Good for you ! I love old radio's and if I had the room I would buy one every month. Don't stop looking, there's a lot of good deals out there.

    Harold
     
  13. Beetle

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    Check out Gonset at rigpix.com. They don't list this specific model, but they have a couple others - a 220 MHz and a 6M, I think. They have the "new" prices for about 1961.
     
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    You can stick a piece of wire in the antenna slot and slope tune the FM repeaters to see if the receiver plays.
     

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