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WTKX
07-26-2015, 08:29 PM
http://fortcollins.craigslist.org/ele/5074340014.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00606_aKeeKzveuTd_600x450.jpgFor the serious collectors and whatnot. ;)

wa6mhz
07-27-2015, 09:57 AM
I'd like that roll of coax!

K6BSO
07-27-2015, 10:16 AM
I'd like that roll of coax!

Since you already have your own Pile-o-Tempos, right? :mrgreen:

wa6mhz
07-27-2015, 10:27 AM
I have one TEMPO 2020, that is quite enough!
He is smoking dope if he thinks he will get $2000 for that!! Only one works

AK4OT
07-27-2015, 11:32 AM
I like the part where he says 'getting out of ham radio". With that pile-o-shit, he never really got into it.

wa6mhz
07-27-2015, 11:40 AM
He probably got the TEMPOS in an estate sale, and THOUGHT he could fix them. He failed, That is why he is giving up Ham Radio. Kinda like if I bought an old clunker car and tried to fix it. I would give up AUTO REPAIR in a hurry!

kb2vxa
07-27-2015, 01:47 PM
Oh those wonderful chicken band rice burners with sliders so you can splatter over all 400 extree channels and beyond. In the words of Will Smith as he took off for the mother ship; I gotta git me one of THESE!

"He probably got the TEMPOS in an estate sale, and THOUGHT he could fix them."
A golden screwdriver and a head full of mush only makes a truck stop technician expert at tweakin' an' peakin. It don't mean a thang if it ain't got that swang, peakin' out at 200 doo wa doo wa Dosey watts!

WTKX
07-27-2015, 02:22 PM
The Tempo 2020's were OK radios, if not butchered.

Putting them on 11 was easy. Like "other" Yaesus.

Less likely to be butchered.

kb2vxa
07-27-2015, 04:27 PM
Have you ever seen a Cee Bee that wasn't butchered if you didn't buy it new? I had an FT-101EE that needed some work, made some extender boards and in a couple of days it was on the air. With little SSB activity and not being keen on derived AM at reduced power I sold it for a nice profit and went back to my main set, a Ranger with audio modifications and National radio NC-173 receiver. My last station when the band went to hell was a scratchy Apache and mating Mohawk receiver, both modified. Sure beats the hell out of a leenyar. (;->)

KG4NEL
07-28-2015, 09:26 AM
I do need a new broom...

KG4CGC
07-28-2015, 08:55 PM
I'd like that roll of coax!

I feel ya, Pat. I would like a roll of coax too. I have successfully used every last bit of coax I've collected over the last few years including ropes, electrical tape, tyrannosaurus tape, weather seal glue and propane soldering torch tanks. This was just for two 10m wire antennas! HOLY CRAP! AM I RIGHT!?
I've chosen a winner and the loser is going to come back down and get rebuilt for 20/40. LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION!

ka4dpo
08-04-2015, 11:52 AM
Have you ever seen a Cee Bee that wasn't butchered if you didn't buy it new? I had an FT-101EE that needed some work, made some extender boards and in a couple of days it was on the air. With little SSB activity and not being keen on derived AM at reduced power I sold it for a nice profit and went back to my main set, a Ranger with audio modifications and National radio NC-173 receiver. My last station when the band went to hell was a scratchy Apache and mating Mohawk receiver, both modified. Sure beats the hell out of a leenyar. (;->)

I also have a Ranger with Tim's audio mods but I have never done CB with it, never will.

The NC-173 is a sweetheart, that was my novice receiver and I wish I had kept it, one of the best single conversion receivers ever made.

N8XE
08-04-2015, 12:26 PM
I also have a Ranger with Tim's audio mods but I have never done CB with it, never will.

The NC-173 is a sweetheart, that was my novice receiver and I wish I had kept it, one of the best single conversion receivers ever made.

I had a wonderful NC183D that I traded for some Drake gear. For some reason, the 183D to me "looked" like a radio.

Miss the radio.. don't miss the footprint. Love the Drakes.

Jason N8XE

KG4CGC
08-06-2015, 09:51 PM
I also have a Ranger with Tim's audio mods but I have never done CB with it, never will.

The NC-173 is a sweetheart, that was my novice receiver and I wish I had kept it, one of the best single conversion receivers ever made.

[emphasis mine]

Well just because of that, now you should.