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  • 11 Jun 2020 4:22 PM
    Message # 9031642
    Robert (Administrator)

    R.L.DRAKE R-4C Receiver  CARA ASSET # 5602449


    Last modified: 08 Jul 2020 7:38 AM | Robert (Administrator)
  • 12 Jun 2020 2:08 PM
    Reply # 9033633 on 9031642

    Hi Bob. Thought i replied to this ad.  Is there a minimum desired offer?

    Bud VE6CSX

    Last modified: 12 Jun 2020 2:17 PM | Bud Berges
  • 13 Jun 2020 10:57 AM
    Reply # 9035147 on 9031642
    Robert (Administrator)

    I will post your offer to CARA swap and shop.  We will get back to you re viewing,


    On 2020-06-13 9:19 a.m., Calgary Amateur Radio Association wrote:

    Robert, I would consider the $300 minimum price for the Drake R4C, but like to see it first before hand


    -- sent from home QTH
  • 13 Jun 2020 11:00 AM
    Reply # 9035148 on 9031642
    Robert (Administrator)
    Robert wrote:

    R.L.DRAKE R-4C Receiver  CARA ASSET # 5602449


    Jack wrote:

    Glad to see interest in the Drake R-4C receiver.

    Rob asked Frank and I to test and make any repairs needed. I opened the case and cleaned out about 10 years of dust to find a nice working receiver from the early 70's. I calibrated the S Meter to -73dBm for S9. It's in nice condition and in addition to the stock setup it includes a 500Hz CW filter and 3 user installed crystals. The extra crystals cover 160m, 15Mhz WWV, and the CB band. Frank's repair skills were not needed as it was working well. Even still has the Drake tag on the power cord. 

    You can check eBay for sold prices they sell $350CND plus and often untested and without the extras this one includes. No smell of smoke either, just of warm tubes. Of course its close to 50 years old so it may take attention to keep it running but at least last week it was running well.

    Rob's price of $300 as-is for a CARA member sounds like a deal, it would likely go quick for more on KWSWAP.

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