Re: TR-6 with AC-4
- know what you mean .
got my TR3/MS4/AC3/DC4/RV4/2B with L4B in 1982 for $ 400.00 . the microphone is the Astatic D104 night eagle . sure glad I did not let that one go .
--- In DrakeRadio@yahoogroups.com, john baker <xjjb4x4@...> wrote:
> I've had mine for maybe three years now. IIRC, I paid about $500 for it on
> e-bay; more than I wanted to at the time. The most I ever paid for a rig
> except my IC-765 and about the same I paid for my L4B. I almost didn't
> make that last bid. It is in beautiful condition though, I happened to
> have the cash (the stupid factor) and I couldn't pass it up. That is what
> happens when you don't have the benifit of a better half to pull in the
> reins. =)
> Dick, $250? Oh man! I wish! Don't blame you for wanting to kick
> yourself. I can think of several times that cause me to do the same now.
> God bless
> Posted by: "Richard Fredrickson" lorijean_drdick@... wa0dim
> Fri Jan 27, 2012 10:33 pm (PST)
> About 3-4 years ago I saw (2) of 'em go at a radio club auction in
> Both units pristine, working to spec, with ms-4/ac-4. $250.00 each. Kick
> for not picking one up.
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
- What is the lure of the TR-6 (a TR-4 with a 50 MHz converter, right?)? Is it simply the rarity of the unit?
I'm just curious.
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- The TR-6 is a completely different radio, a dedicated six meter transmitter/receiver.
Yes, the primary reason for the high prices is the fact that only about 500 were built, as opposed
to ~30,000 of the TR-4 series.
73, Garey - K4OAH
Glen Allen, VA
Drake 2-B, 2-C/2-NT, 4-A, 4-B, C-Line
and TR-4/C Service Supplement CDs
> What is the lure of the TR-6 (a TR-4 with a 50 MHz converter, right?)? Is it simply the rarity of the unit?
> I'm just curious.