Re: {Collins} Is this a Collins Receiver



Come on folks - that is a National 2-40 with companion speaker above. The transmitter is a Viking II. Viking I had a rack panel width front, Viking II had  a fabricated cabinet with finger stock on the removable lid for TVI protection.

Al, K0AL


----- Original Message -----
From: Fred Watson <ki8bp@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: Mike Chatfield <mikechat@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, collins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Sat, 29 Mar 2014 08:25:39 -0500 (CDT)
Subject: Re: {Collins} Is this a Collins Receiver

Looks like a National 240-D receiver with a Johnson Viking 1 transmitter to 
me.Pretty common but neat stuff if you look for them .Fred ki8bp
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mike Chatfield" <mikechat@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2014 9:14 AM
Subject: {Collins} Is this a Collins Receiver


>
> I am wondering if the receiver in the photo on the web-link below is a 
> Collins receiver and what is the model and when was it made? It's a 
> Philippine amateur radio station of an employee of Shortwave Broadcast 
> station CRCM near Manila.
>
> Hopefully its not a dumb question, I have been a ham since 1975 and been 
> around electronics and radio since the late 1960's but have never seen one 
> of these receivers.
>
> Any info will be greatly appreciated.
>
> http://files.qrz.com/c/w0bbc/F00919_MatiasDX.jpg
>
> Mike Chatfield
> W0BBC
> Blairstown, Mo.
>
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