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Thursday, February 5, 2015


The radios from the estate of Mr. Daryl Faircloth will be auctioned on Saturday, February 7, 2015.  The auction will be held at Del Krause's business which is located at 4478 Parris Bridge Road, Boiling Springs, SC.  The items will be set up and ready for preview at noon and the auction will begin at 1:00 pm.  This is a cash only auction with all the money raised going to Mr. Faircloth's wife.  Please make plans and arrangements to take all items purchased at the auction home on Saturday.  The auction will be open to current club members only which is an awesome opportunity for our members to build their stations.  

Sunday, February 1, 2015


The radios from the estate of Mr. Daryl Faircloth, N4WGR will be auctioned on Saturday, February 7, 2015.  The auction is open to current club members only.  Below are pictures and a list of some of the items that are available.  All items will be sold as is and some of the descriptions and items listed may not be completely accurate.  Those wishing to bid on items will have an opportunity to preview the items on Saturday prior to the beginning of the auction.  Time and location for the auction as well as more detailed information about the items available will be provided at the business meeting on February 3, 2015.

Amount Model # Brand Item Description
1 AEA ISO Pole antenna with mast
1 AL80B Ameritron Amplifier
1 Bencher Paddle key with Chrome Base
1 Box Lot Storage Container that contains Drayton Motor Controller and other miscellaneous items
1 Box Lot Contains W9INN Balun box and other miscellaneous items
1 Box Lot Contains Hy-Gain SWR Meter, Auto Ranging Capacitor Meter and other miscellaneous items.
1 Box Lot White Liter Can containing miscellaneous items.
1 Box Lot Green folding top box containing tubes, high current general purpose amplifier, and other miscellaneous items
1 Box Lot Contains Alliance rotator box and rotator with other miscellaneous items
1 Box Lot Containing Simpson 1227 multimeter, cable wires and other miscellaneous items
1 CDE Antenna Rotator control box with motor
1 Cushcraft? HF 4 element beam
1 Cushcraft? 2m beam, 12 element?
1 SX-400 Diamond  140 - 525 MHz SWR/Power meter
1 Heathkit Cantenna
1 1B101 Heathkit Frequency Counter
1 MC60 Kenwood Desk Mike
1 TS520SE Kenwood Transceiver
1 SP23 Kenwood External Speaker
1 SP31 Kenwood External Speaker*
1 TS790A Kenwood VHF/UHF Multimode Transceiver
1 TS690S Kenwood HF Transceiver 160 - 10m plus 6m
1 TS700A Kenwood 2m All Mode Transceiver no Tone (this belongs to Dale Kraus and is not part of the estate sale but will be sold at the auction.)
1 989C MFJ Versa turner V , 3 kilowatt series roller inductor
1 MFJ Morse Keyboard Keyer
1 MFJ-407B MFJ Deluxe Electronic Keyer
1 811A NOS Transmitting Tube
1 500 Palomar SWR Meter
1 Proview Computer monitor, 15 inch?
2 Realistic Speakers
1 BAH-100 Regency Power Amplifier (commercial)
1 Rohn? 40 foot Tower with CDE Control Box & Rotor
4 5150A  Sylvania ECG Diodes 
14 105 Sylvania ECG Diodes 
18 3048 Sylvania ECG Diodes 
10 5966 Sylvania ECG Diodes 
10 5967 Sylvania ECG Diodes 
1 PR40A DC Power Supply 40 amp
1 Anodized Heat sink color - gold
1 Tachometer (industrial version)
1 Partial set of Precision Screw Drivers
1 Power SWR Meter
1 High voltage Plate Transformer, 3250 volts
1 Drawer Caddy containing miscellaneous parts.
1 Side grinder with 7" wheel
Miscellaneous coax and cables
Partial Dipole
Several miscellaneous whip antennas