{Collins} Re: R-390A Questions



Yes these meters are very dangerous, you should remove them ASAP and ship
them to me for proper disposal.

Now that we all got a good laugh, no they are not a hazard. This has been
asked many times before, and as I recall there is no danger.

73 W9WRL


At 08:21 PM 12/27/2000 -0800, bviets wrote:
>
>Happy Holidays,
>
>Well, my personal Santa (me) thought fit to purchase a fine example
>of the R-390A receiver for my benefit.
>
>I'm in the process of cleaning and adjusting the behemoth and have
>some questions.  Are the meters a hazard or not?  If they are, should they
>be replaced?  How can you tell whether they are original?
>
>My radio was  manufactured by EAC in 1960 and from the looks of the
>meters they are original.
>
>Thanks for your help; I'm sure I'll have more questions in the
>future...
>
>BTW - Does anyone have a Megacycle knob for the rig that they can part
>with?
>
>73,
>Byron - WB6SBO
>CCA #1023
>
>
>
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>
>
>
73
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      J. (Dave) Mayfield W9WRL
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