Re: {Collins} Collins 62S1 6 & 2 Transverter for sale



 Hi All,
Re 62S1 ,I would not part with mine .I have used mine driving a 4cx1500b amp with a S line for serious 144mhz EME (moonbounce) for years ,winning many international contests. I admit I do use a gaAsFET at masthead and have the option of a separate receive converter or into the 62S1 front end.
        Keep the tubes glowing !!!!!
                               73 Roy de g3zig.

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From: Jbrannig@xxxxxxxxxxx
To: "Charlie T, K3ICH" <pincon@xxxxxxxxx>; collins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: 08/12/2014 14:08:05
Subject: Re: {Collins} Collins 62S1 6 & 2 Transverter for sale

I have been using a 62S-1 for many years of casual VHF operation.

It is certainly not "state of the art", but it is a lot of fun to use and it
integrates very nicely with the S-line.
Just be prepared to make up a lot of interconnect cables......

Jim

-----Original Message-----
From: Charlie T, K3ICH
Sent: Monday, December 08, 2014 8:48 AM
To: collins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: {Collins} Collins 62S1 6 & 2 Transverter for sale

One of the guys in our VHF * contest group had one way back when, and we all got to play with it. The conclusion was that, a simple 417A pre-amp ( SS devices hadn't been invented yet ) would do wonders for the deaf-as-a-plank front end and the puny output from that 4X150A should be about five times what the 62S-1 put out. Collectable now, yes, but certainly not a viable piece of VHF equipment. If you DO decide to actually use one, build up a cheap GaAsFET (or even a 39¢ MPF-102) pre-amp if you want to hear anything.
That said, it certainly IS a very nice looking piece of equipment.

73, Charlie k3ICH

 * Potomac Area VHF Society, K3LNZ

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From: <donroden@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <collins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, December 07, 2014 11:27 PM
Subject: Re: {Collins} Collins 62S1 6 & 2 Transverter for sale


Quoting Bob Burchett <bob.burchett@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
From the current price of the 'buy it now' I see it is just send your

wallet
& the seller gives you back what they don't want appears to be the
"selling
price" for this rare bird. Don't ya just hate it when they know that few
were made?

I paid $1,000 for one in 1970 when a thousand was a third of a SS454
Chevelle.

Looks like a bargain in 2014 dollars.

Don W4DNR

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