new ham seeks advice.

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Historian, Mar 19, 2005.

  1. Historian

    Historian NRA Benefactor Lifetime Member

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    Wow. After waiting years because of time and work requirements and just because they are hard to find...I've started an 8 week class in Amatuer radio. (Class meets once a week and ends with a test for either General or Technician Class).

    I was wondering where you guys buy your equipment? Whats a first good radio?

    I've got an old Drake r3 series transmitter and reciver...but not too sure just yet how to make it work.
     
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  3. Vic303

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    Used ham gear abounds. Look on eBay. I just sold my old Tentec HF rig...I DO have a GAP vertical antenna available for a local pick-up cash transaction if you happen to be in DFW...
     
  4. GSD17

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    I buy most of my stuff from http://www.gigaparts.com/ they are close to me, (Huntsville, AL) and have an actual store if you ever are near.