[TenTec] Ten Tec Argo V repair

jbrannig jbrannig at verizon.net
Wed Jan 27 22:23:40 EST 2021

Ha..My cat loved to lie on my Heath 401 (operated split with a 75A3)During a CW QSO the other station just disappeared!Then I realized the cat liked to "rest her paws" on the 401 VFO dial.....I was transmitting somewhere else.....JimSent from my Galaxy Tab® A
-------- Original message --------From: "Bob, WB2VUF via TenTec" <tentec at contesting.com> Date: 1/27/21  9:52 PM  (GMT-05:00) To: JAMES HANLON <knjhanlon at msn.com>, "ten >> Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <tentec at contesting.com> Cc: "Bob, WB2VUF" <wb2vuf at verizon.net> Subject: Re: [TenTec] Ten Tec Argo V repair 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 indescribable!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.73,Bob WB2VUFOn 1/27/2021 1:39 PM, JAMES HANLON wrote:> Bob, WB2VUF, wrote:>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------>>>> 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>>> <http://www.avg.com/email-signature?utm_medium=email&utm_source=link&utm_campaign=sig-email&utm_content=webmail> > 	Virus-free. www.avg.com > <http://www.avg.com/email-signature?utm_medium=email&utm_source=link&utm_campaign=sig-email&utm_content=webmail> >>-- This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software.https://www.avast.com/antivirus_______________________________________________TenTec mailing listTenTec at contesting.comhttp://lists.contesting.com/mailman/listinfo/tentec

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