Serial Number 101
Collins 20V-3 Serial Number 101 is now at its new home. 101 was the only transmitter at KSIX-AM, Corpus Christi, Texas for many years. There was another transmitter before this one but it is long since gone. About two years ago they installed a solid state transmitter and 101 was retired. Eight or ten months ago I received a call from the station engineer. He wanted to know if I would like to have the old transmitter. If not, they were going to haul it to the dump. Answer, HELL YES!
Henry, K5YDD and I met the station engineer at the site one weekend shortly after the phone call and loaded the transmitter on a flat bed trailer for the initial move to a storage area at one of the FM stations here in town. It remained their until I moved it to its new home on January 8, 2004. It is stored in a safe, dry area waiting restoration.
Another project, building a Signal One CX-7 from scratch, is being worked on now. I do not have the room to begin restoration of this transmitter as planned. When we get all the remodeling finished I will start. Not sure when that will be but I will keep this page updated.
There are many pictures posted. Once restoration begins I will update this page with information and more pictures.
Created: January 8, 2005. Last
May 15, 2005
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