My Swap meet find - IC751A
It seems that I did pretty well with the swap meet. I managed to get an IC751A in pretty good condition for a price I was comfortable with. It does have the replacement PIEXX PROM board. It does not have one of the optional CW filter, but it has all of the stock CW, RTTY and SSB ones.
Now I just need to figure out the static on my antenna.
A couple of questions for anyone with a similar rig; What other options have you added or changed on your rig to make it better? Does anyone know where I could source a discontinued molex 24 pin connector for the accessory jack on the back?
Thanks to everyone on the club for supporting new HAMs like me.
Ed L. (KE0TSD)
Hmm, that's an obsolete Molex part. Part # is 03-6-2242. Crimp pins are readily available tho. Part # 02-06-2103. You may have to cobble something together from smaller Molex 0.145" (3.68mm) spaced housings.
AB0L (Formerly N0KAI)
Kenwood TM-V71A, Kenwood TS-590S, Motorola XPR4550, TYT MD-UV380, Kenwood TH-D7A, BTECH UV-5X3, µBITX V5 QRP
I was afraid that it would be obsolete. 🙁
I wonder if I could find a 3d printer plan for it? I have a few friends with 3d printers, and they are pretty talented at making things. I'll do some checking.