[TenTec] In praise of older technology AM transmit with TenTec rigs

Jim Lowman jmlowman at sbcglobal.net
Fri Feb 28 18:58:23 EST 2014

Elecraft offers the stainless steel exterior hardware kit, but I'm not 
sure how effective it would be under the conditions that you describe.
If that salt air gets inside the K3s, well...

73 de Jim - AD6CW

On 2/27/2014 10:40 PM, Richards wrote:
> I know a bunch of hams who went to Christmas Island with a pile of 
> K3s, and they enjoyed the fresh sea breeze so much ... they left the 
> windows open instead of closing the windows and using air conditioning.
> Can you picture a pile of K3s rapidly corroding in the warm sea 
> breeze?   By the time they returned home... well... I guess they were 
> pretty messed up.
> There is an important lesson here:   1)  close the window... and 2)  I 
> will be leaving my TT gear at home.
> ---------------  K8JHR -----------------------

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