[TenTec] Ten Tec Argo V repair

Bob, WB2VUF wb2vuf at verizon.net
Wed Jan 27 21:52:37 EST 2021

Not to mention that they are EMP-proof, help keep the shack warm,  have 
a nice cheery glow, and the aroma of warm vacuum tube electronics is 

I have a cat who loved to curl up on my HW-100.  I bought her a heated 
cat bed so she wouldn't fill the rig with fur.

Jim, I still remember the delightful article you wrote for QST when you 
organized the first Classic Exchange.



On 1/27/2021 1:39 PM, JAMES HANLON wrote:
> Bob, WB2VUF, wrote:
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> That's why it's important to have at least one truly vintage rig in the
> shack, like my Heath HW-100.  I can still get tubes, generic
> transistors, resistors and capacitors.
> Me too.  I collect and use a lot of "vintage" gear.  My Ten Tecs are 
> an Argonaut 505 and a Triton IV, both fortunately still working.  But 
> I have even older gear that is still working and serviceable, like my 
> Drake 4-line, Central Electronics 100V, Collins KWM-1, 75A3 and 75A4, 
> B&W 6100, and HRO-50 and yet older gear going back to an SW-3, HRO and 
> NTX-30 from the 1930s. They were built before throw-away culture 
> became the rule.
> Jim, W8KGI
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