Boat Anchor Gallery

Prewar Ham Station. Training ground for World War II Heros

BC348 Receiver in Restored B-17 Flying Fortress

BC-375B Hallicrafters transmitter aboard B-17 “Mona Lisa”

Cockpit B-17G Liberty Belle Flying Fortress

KC3CH’s Original ART-13 Mobile

The Collins ART 13 Transmitter (L) and BC-348 Receiver (R) were the Aeronautical State of the Art in 1944.

Greeenwich and Cortland Manhattan Radio Row

And Radio Row the place where you could buy ART-13s and BC-348s off the shelf as Military Surplus in the 1950ies.

Sparks W3EFK (SK) with his 1949 Ford Mobile

The Mighty 807 in a 1952 Schlitz AD featuring Amateur Radio

833s All Aglow at N4GUI in the RCA BC Rig

Robert WW9W with BIG Dallas “BIg D” Iron WOW!

Just Like a Broadcast Station tks WW9W

Some Iron All Right

Thanks to N4JK Art of Destin,Florida for this great 75 Meter AM Station Photo

Norm K2UST Palm Beaches, Yes, you are seeing double! Now you know where that great signal comes from…

Tough Winter for Florida Boat Anchors; have to share shacks with flowerpots KC3CH Randy Photo

Modified DX-100 1956 (JWMillen Slide rule dial), Restored SX-28 1940 W1GUD

70 feet Rohn 55G W1GUD

Comments
  1. Tom Gallagher N4GRF says:

    Ladies & Gentlemen:
    Many thanks for the visual tour round the world of glass radio and AM. It was wonderful, especially looking again at pictures of things I had only seen in contemporary pictures!

    Thanks for what you for preserving history: for history is only what survives…..

    73 N4GRF

  2. TOM GORDON says:

    LOVE THESE OLD PICTURES. I AM AN APARTMENT DWELLER AND A SENIOR BUT HOPEFULLY IN THE FUTURE I’LL GET ANOTHER CRACK AT RUNNING SOME OF THE AM TUBE EQUIPMENT.

    REGARDS,

    TOM GORDON,
    VE4ZZ.

  3. w1gud says:

    Love to hear from you Tom… we’re adding photos fast as we can,
    and these days, we’re working and hearing lots of stations up your way at night on 75 meters 3885…
    all the best!
    73, Warren W1GUD
    for the Florida AM Group

  4. Ernie says:

    Warren,
    This the website for a group of AMer’s in Uruguay and Argentina although all the text is in spanish the photos tell the whole story of these die-hard home brewers.

    http://www.locosporelam.tk/

    73 de Ernie AJ4BP

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