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- FIRST YEAR - What Year Was That Boatanchor Rig First Built? - By Eugene Rippen, WB6SZS
- MARS SWR Meter from Pousan Company - See their other equipment in the TRANSMITTERS Directory
- Amateur Radio Station N9OO - N900's on-line electric radio magazine index.
- Ameco Tech List - Some techinical information available on Ameco VHF rigs, power supplies, converters.
- Boatanchor FAQ - Answers questions about vintage tube-type ham radio and communications equipment.
- Boatanchors Amateur Radio Web Ring - Sites about operating, restoring, building, buying and selling old tube radio equipment.
- Breting Radio Company - Old shortwave receivers made in Los Angeles, with photographs and data.
- Classic and Vintage Audio Circuits - Information and links.
- Clegg 22'er - Pictures of the 2m FM transceiver. Clegg made other 22ers that look very different.
- Conar 400/500 twins - Novice rigs of the 1950s with schematic, various pictures, memories etc.
- EAC R-390A - Review of some radios made by E.A.C.
- GDO - Grid Dip Oscillator - an essential piece of ham test equipment, by N4XY.
- Geloso - The history of Geloso, an Italian radio company. Includes schematics of many products.
- Gootee Systems - Personal collection of antique radios and electronics, vacuum tube equipment repair advice, resistor decade box plans,
and used vacuum tubes and equipment for sale.
- Radio AF4K in Florida - Includes Glowbugs and Florida Boatanchors mailing lists, pirate radio, shortwave radio info, crystal suppliers, and nets for boatanchor trading and discussions, pricing guide, and online store.
- The Kenwood TS-830 Survival Guide - A printable manual-like guide containing a lot of information about the famous TS-830 HF transceiver made by Trio/Kenwood in the 1980s: hints, mods, repairs, procedures, comments. Available in PDF or MSWord2000 format.
- LAS Company - During the sixties and seventies a French ham F5LS built tranceivers and receivers. The L.A.S company was famous for VHF rigs like the Provence.
- Makers of Boat Anchors - List and description, includes: B and W, Central Electronics, Collins, E. F. Johnson, Gonset, Hallicrafters, Hammarlund, Heath, National, Drake.
- Micamold XTR-1 - WA9WFA's site about this unusual transmitter.
- Morrow Radio - K1YP presents information and pictures about the Morrow Radio Company's transmitters and receivers.
- N9BOR's Multi-Elmac Museum - Multi-Elmac information, pictures, modifications and restoration tips. List of published articles on Multi-Elmac gear. Old advertisements for Multi-Elmac radios.
- The Old Tube Radio Nework - Citizens' Band (CB) Boatanchors. 27 MHz radios.
- Programming Surplus - How to program a cheap surplus commercial two-way radio.
- The PYE Museum - G8EPR's site about the radios made by Pye Company in England.
- RA17 - Discussion of the various valve types which may be used in the Racal RA17/117 HF receivers.
- Racal RA17 and related equipment - G3YNH has a comprehensive page about this Racal HF receiver.
- MISSING LINK - was: homepage.ntlworld.com/steven.whiting/ar88.htm - Steven Whiting presents some more useful information on old comm receivers.
- The RCA AR88 Receiver - G3GIQ presents technical details on the circuitry in this old RCA receiver.
- MISSING LINK: www.thorneyhill.freeserve.co.uk/ar88.html - AR88D Receiver - Picture and information about this classic RCA HF receiver.
- MISSING LINK: www.shlrc.mq.edu.au/~robinson/museum/ar88.html - RCA AR88LF Receiver - Specifications, photos and history of this rugged WW2 era receiver.
- RX3ANF Boatanchors in Russia - American WW2 radios in Russia. Also, a few Russian radios, and two homebrew rigs.
- SBE34 SSB Transceiver - A BA, reviewed by WB6FZH.
- MISSING LINK: www.webex.net/~skywaves/home.htm - SkyWaves - Shortwave radios, radio antennas, crystal set construction, and military radios. Al Klase, N3FRQ.
- Sommerkamp Radio - Information site and a meeting point for Sommerkamp users, fans and collectors.
- The Sounds of a Spark Transmitter - Telegraphy and telephony sounds from "Adventures in CyberSound."
- Spy Radios - Pictures, and articles from Warren Leach's site.
- MISSING LINK: www.geocities.com/tmcvintage/index.html - Technical Materiel Corp. TMC Vintage Radio GPR-90 - Unofficial home of the GPR-90, and other TMC equipment. Large quantity of TMC literature.
- MISSING LINK: http://www.geocities.com/tmcvintage/index1.html - Technical Materiel Corp Vintage Radio - Dedicated to the equipment from TMC, including the GPR-90 GSB-1 GPT-750
- MISSING LINK: www.tr15.freeserve.co.uk/ - Transworld TW100 - Of interest to user of the Transworld TW100 radio tranciever.
- UK Vintage Radio Resources - List of collectors, museums, shops, publishers, and restorers. Also, information about their e-mail list.
- Very Early Yaesu Musen - Details and very early history of Yaesu Musen amateur radio equipment in Australia. Includes
pictures, old ads and descriptions.
- Vintage Radios - Purveyor and collector of antique/vintage radios, valves and service data. Includes model service information, resources, classified ads, and links.
- W5JI Boatanchor Haven - Catalog pages and photographs of old equipment.
- WW2 Radio & Radar Discussion Board - Place radio & radar related questions here - it must also be WWII electronics related.
- Yaesu FT-101 - NW2M's excellent Yaesu FT-101 HF Transceiver Site. All about the FT-101 series. These rigs with a tube driver and finals are considered classics by many.
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