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ANTIQUE HAM RADIOS AKA BOAT ANCHORS
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ANTIQUE HAM RIGS AND GOOD OLE BOATANCHORS
BOATANCHOR PHOTOS
AMATEUR RADIO AND WIRELESS HISTORY
ANTIQUE RADIO SCHMATICS
VACUUM TUBES & TRANSFORMERS
TEST EQUIP
RADIO PHOTOS  -- HAM AND ANTIQUE 
ANTIQUE BROADCAST RADIO AND TV


ANTIQUE HAM RADIOS

Origin Of The Term "BoatAnchor"  - Some Legends, Some Myths, Some Guesses, Some Documented, Some Humorous (:-)

Mail List Reflectors -- Subscription Info for BoatAnchors, Collins, Drake, GlowBugs, Fox-Tango, Hallicrafters, Heath, Swan, and Vintage Radio

BoatAnchors Classified -- Swap Board

BoatAnchor Parts -- Post For Sale or Wanted ads for parts or complete equipment.

Boatanchor Manufacturers -- Historical Info

Boat Anchor Time Line -- From AH6GI/4

BoatAnchors FAQ -- Don't Miss This One. All About BoatAnchors including Many Many Nets & Frequencies, Manual Sources, Parts & Tubes -- much more!!

rec.radio.amateur.boatanchors Click here for rec.radio.amateur.boatanchors

Shortwave Receivers Past & Present : Communications Receivers 1942-1997 by Fred Osterman (Editor)
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ALSO SEE RADIO PHOTOS AND PIX

Some Really OLD OLD Ham Radios -- A must see for BoatAnchor lovers

btGlowbugs Times -- Great blog for BoatAnchor & DIY lovers

Some very old Ham radio equipment and famous operators

Antique Ham Radios -- Nick England KD4CPL

Atlas 210X / 215X Transceivers -- From ON6AB

Atlas Radio History -- Via W6TRW

BOATANCHORS -- By KF6GK

Breting Radio Company -- 1930's Receivers

Central Electronics -- Also Hammarlund SP-600, Collins R-390/URR, Spectrum Analyzer AN/UPM-110, and more -- From N4OZI

Central Electronics BA Pix -- site now gone, link goes to archived pages

Charlie's CQ Room -- Hallicrafters, Drake, Signal/One, Collins, Military, Drake Manuals

Classic Radios -- By Greg WB6FZH

Classic Radio Hall of Fame -- From Charlie, W5AM

Clough-Brengle - The Original CB (;-) See the original: Clough-Brengle factory located at 1134 West Austin Ave, Chicago Ill.

Collins Radio Classics

Collins Virtual Radio Museum -- By WA3KEY

Collins Collectors Association

Collins Collector Page -- From Lino Esposito

  Collins Radio Association

Collins R-388 & R-388A, Collins R-390 & R-390A

Drakes A Bunch -- ALL KNOWN MODELS LIST From LA6OP!!

  Drake List

  Drake Museum by Jean-Marie Cherry I am NOT a Swan!!

Drake BA PIX

Drake Radio History - Via W6TRW

  E.F. Johnson Rigs

  EICO

GALAXY -- Remember These???

GONSET COMPANY - History and Models

GONSET -- Communicator, Gooney Bird, Super 62

Howard Radio Company - 1930's Receivers

LA5KI Hallicrafters Gallery

Hallicrafters BA Pix

HALLICRAFTERS RADIOS VIRTUAL MUSEUM

Hallicrafters -- Chuck Dachis Page Now On-Line

Radios by Hallicrafters : With Price Guide (Schiffer Book for Collectors) -- by Chuck Dachis
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Heathkit-A Guide to the Amateur Radio Products -- Buy the Book Today!

Hallicrafters Skyrider Diversity - Model DD-1 

The First Hallicrafter Skyrider --  When Bill Halligan bought Silver-Marshal

Hammarlund Page

Hammarlund BA Pix

Hampedia -- From AADE -- The Encyclopedia of Amateur Radio Equipment -- Hundreds of Radios Pictured and Described.

Ham Rigs A Bunch -- By Rich Post, KB8TAD -- Hallicrafters, Hammarlund, Heathkit, National, RME, Military, Meissner, B&W, Regenerative Receivers

Harvey Radio Labs

Harvey Wells

Heathkit Shop

The Heathkit Page

Heathkit Virtual Museum

Heathkit Page and Many Links -- By W3DX

HeathKit HW-101 Page

ICOM Radio History - Via W6TRW

Kenwood Radio History -- Via W6TRW

Knight BA Pix  

Lafayette Radio BA Pix

Microphones, Antique Ham Collection - From K9TOA (website gone, link goes to archived page)

Military Communication Equipment -- BC's Arc's and lots more

Military Radios -- By Greg WB6FZH

Military Radios Boat Anchors -- From K4CHE

Military Radios From The West Coast Military Radio Collectors Group

Military Radios BA Pix

Military Radios -- Big List

Military Radios -- Another Big list

Military Surplus Personal Home Pages  -- Loaded - from  Brooke Clarke, N6GCE

Military Conversion Manuals - Vol 1 thru 3

Vintage Military Radio Site Ring -- World Wide Interesting Military BA's

Meissner Signal Shifter

Millen -- Excellent pages on James Millen, W1HRX

Multi-Elmac by N9BOR

Multi-Elmac BA Pix

National Radio Page -- Remember the HROs?

National HRO Discussion Group -- Via Yahoo Groups

National Radio Products list

National BA Pix

Patterson Radio Company - 1930's Receivers

  Photos Radio Photos -- Many boatanchors and current models -- From Hampedia

Photos BoatAnchors - BA Image Library

PotPurri -- Meissner, Knight, MacKay, Central Electronics, Eico 720, ADI, Breting, Marconi, RACAL McMurdo Silver Co.

RACAL Enthusiasts Site -- From Keith Rawlings

RigPix -- Loaded with photos of new and old Ham Gear

bullet Shure Manuals -- Photos & User Guides & Technical Specs

Southern Appalachian Radio Museum

Swan Radios -- Virtual Museum, Manuals & Repair Info, HF Users Net and Swap pages

Swan Transceivers: Newsletters

Swan Virtual Museum by VE4YH

TenTec Pages -- From N4NQY

Tube-Type HF Receivers -- From DXing.com

Vibroplex Collector's Page - By KN6W - Superb Collection Don't miss it

Virgina City Radio Museum - Lots of National, Hallicrafters, Hammarlund, Collins and a Breting Too

World Radio Labs - Leo Meyerson, Globe Radios

Yaesu FT-101 HF Transceiver Home - By NW2M

 Yaesu - Sommerkamp FT line, plus some FR/FL and Icom, too! -- Nice Photo Gallery


Test Equipment Pages -- Also see the HeathKit Pages Above

Test Equipment -- Used and New  

Oscilloscope Techniques -- From Tektronix

Simpson 260 Series Of Analog Volt-Ohm-Milliammeters Plus One 360 Digital VOM


VACUUM TUBES & TRANSFORMERS

FOR VACUUM TUBE VENDORS & ANTIQUE PARTS SEE COMPONENTS

A Gold Mine Of Electronic Books On - Line Downloadable -- A Must See - Many on vacuum tubes and tube circuits

Antique Transformer and Parts Catalogs and Specifications

bullet Triad Transformers  --  archive of transformer Catalogs online spanning 60 years

bullet Frank's Electron Tube Data Sheets

bullet Duncan Amplification  Lots Of Tube Data

bullet Electronic Vacuum Tube Reference Manual & Specifications from the RCA Receiving Tube Manual.

Vacuum Tubes History, Theory, and Circuits 

Vacuum Tube Lookup Data Base -- By NJ7P

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Tubesworld - Vacuum Tubes, Audio, Radio, and Electron Tubes

Vacuum Tubes Inc --Supplier with Good Cross References

Military VT Tube Cross Reference -- From Rod's classic & Antique Radios (Site now gone, link goes to archived page)

Fun With Vacuum Tubes -- Includes theory, circuits, projects

Vacuum Tube Theory -- detailed

VTDATA -- Complete vacuum tube manual on your computer

Sources for Vacuum Tubes -- From BA FAQ

Old Radio Valves/Tubes data -- Several Links

TUBEPEDIA -- From AADE

Vacuum Tube Data -- From Duncan Amplification.

Tuning Eye Indicator Tube -- Magic Eye

Yahoo Vacuum Tube Amp Forum

Vacuum Tube Blue Glow Page


HAM RADIO HISTORY

Two-Hundred Meters and Down : The Story of Amateur Radio by Clinton B. Desoto
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History Of Amateur Radio  -- AC6V Style

The History Of Amateur Radio -- By Bill Continelli W2XOY

ORIGINS OF: -- CQ, LID, CALLSIGNS, 73, HAM, SOS, PAN_PAN, Q-SIGNALS, PROSIGN, DX and more

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This Page Last Updated: September 11, 2010