[CQ-Contest] Radios and WRTC

James Cain cainjim at mindspring.com
Sat Sep 2 12:06:56 EDT 2006

Thanks to Kenneth Harker, WM5R, for his post pointing to the WRTC "radios used" page.

It is so cool that YT6A and YT6T, operating as WRTC competitors signing PT5L, used a Drake R4C receiver along with an FT1000. 

There is a story here. PT5L placed 11th.

These two guys flew to Brazil with an R4C?

Harker guessed the R4C as 1979 vintage, but it was earlier, by at least five years.

Personally, in those days (mid-70s) I preferred the 75S3B, even though I grew up just 40 miles from the Drake factory (in Ohio). 

Jim Cain, K1TN

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