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An STC 2 way radio from the Aussie cop drama Homicide. This radio was the mainstay of the Victorian police force in the mid 1960's and used the callsign VKC and in those days they only had 6 simplex channels in the VHF high band on 168MHz.

An STC 2 way radio from the Aussie cop drama Homicide. This radio was the mainstay of the Victorian police force in the mid and used the callsign VKC and in those days they only had 6 simplex channels in the VHF high band on

Browning LTD 40-channel AM/SSB CB Radio (GRS in Canada), considered one the best at the time that I took up the "hobby" in the mid-70's, just before I "graduated" to amateur (ham) radio (something I'd been interested in since elementary school).

Browning LTD AM/SSB CB Radio (GRS in Canada), considered one the best at the time that I took up the "hobby" in the just before I "graduated" to amateur (ham) radio (something I'd been interested in since elementary school).

An STC 2 way radio from the Aussie cop drama Homicide. This radio was the mainstay of the Victorian police force in the mid 1960's and used the callsign VKC and in those days they only had 6 simplex channels in the VHF high band on 168MHz.

An STC 2 way radio from the Aussie cop drama Homicide. This radio was the mainstay of the Victorian police force in the mid and used the callsign VKC and in those days they only had 6 simplex channels in the VHF high band on

Kriesler (later model) 11-7.  I had one of these back in 1977 that I inherited from my mother & this was was my main shortwave receiver from '77 till the 1980's.  This was my introduction to the world of Shortwave Radio when I was listening to this set as a small child in the mid to late 60's. Tube Line up: 6SA7 Converter, 6SK7 IF Amp, 6BD7 Det & Audio Preamp, 6M5 Audio Output & 6V4 Rectifer.

Kriesler (later model) I had one of these back in 1977 that I inherited…

1970's police lights | ... , 42 MHz, NevadaHighway Patrol + Michigan State Police, Mid-1970's

1970's police lights | ... , 42 MHz, NevadaHighway Patrol + Michigan State Police, Mid-1970's

An AWA MR-6A Carphone Junior from the Aussie cop drama Homicide. This radio was the mainstay of the Victorian police force in the early to mid 1960's and used the callsign VKC and in those days they only had 6 simplex channels in the VHF high band on 168MHz.

An AWA Carphone Junior from the Aussie cop drama Homicide. This radio was the mainstay of the Victorian police force in the early to mid and used the callsign VKC and in those days they only had 6 simplex channels in the VHF high band on

Vintage Zenith Royal 1000 All Transistor Trans-Oceanic Short Wave Portable Radio, Made in USA.

Vintage Zenith Royal 1000 All Transistor Trans-Oceanic Short Wave Portable Radio, Made in USA.

Hallicrafters S-31 AM/FM Tuner, 1941

Hallicrafters S-31 AM/FM Tuner, 1941

An AWA MR-6A Carphone Junior in use circa 1966 as used by the Victorian police force in the early to mid 1960's under the callsign VKC and was made popular in an Australian TV cop drama Homicide in which these radios first appeared. in those days they were in the VHF high band on around 168 MHz and only had 6 simplex channels from A - F

An AWA MR-6A Carphone Junior in use circa 1966 as used by the Victorian police force in the early to mid 1960's under the callsign VKC and was made popular in an Australian TV cop drama Homicide in which these radios first appeared. in those days they were in the VHF high band on around 168 MHz and only had 6 simplex channels from A - F

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Vintage old telefunken partner international101 near mint mid century tube radio

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The Palomar 300A Linear Amplifier - covers 10 thru 40 meters. Mine has an external cooling fan added to the top over the set of 4 tubes (there are six "6KD6" tubes inside all together). I can get between 450 and 600 watts or more out of mine when necessary.

The Palomar Linear Amplifier - covers 10 thru 40 meters. Mine has an external cooling fan added to the top over the set of 4 tubes (there are six tubes inside all together). I can get between 450 and 600 watts or more out of mine when necessary.