This is a weekly broadcast of Pre-loved Equipment for Radio Amateurs, shortwave Listeners and Electronic Enthusiasts and members seeking assistance. To include items in the weekly broadcast, please get them to me before 10pm Thursday for the following Sunday Broadcast in font and layout that is easy to read and for inclusion in this e-mail. It would save me hours of editing.

Nothing fancy, just normal text please. Thanks.

If you have items for Sale or you may be seeking equipment or information please contact me and I will do my best to assist you. Please have any item or request in to me before 10pm Thursday for the next W.I.A. broadcast. E-mail 


73 Roy & Jane VK6XV
  • 20170101 - Helpline
    HELPLINE January 1st 2017
    HAPPY NEW YEAR Eveyone.



    I am trying to source a small morse code oscillator.  Do you have any idea where I can buy one?

          Tks & Rgds. Peter Goodchild




     VK6RTU (Beacon Kalgoorlie) is looking for a reliable 6m transmitter for a new installation in KALGOORLIE

    We have had one donated Tait, but cant get it down to 50.307 MHz.

    BTU and 73

    Peter  Hackett VK6PK
    202 Bodeguero Way
    Wooroloo WA 6558
    PO Box 1 Wooroloo WA 6558
    (P)  08 9573 1316  (E)  (M) 0417 924 754


    Turbo Tuner 2 screw driver antenna controller that will operate ICOM IC7000, IC7100, IC7200, IC706, IC718 & IC746 and compatible with most Tarheel, Hi-Q, Scorpion, High Sierra, and Diamond motorized screwdriver antennas. Antenna controller has the latest firmware upgrade. As new condition and never been installed. The TurboTuner-2 will find the lowest SWR for a given frequency. Plug and Play with your  radio.  No calibration required. Fully automatic adjustment of the screwdriver antenna. $250.00. Contract VK6BSA Mark on 0408688903 or email to

    The following items are from Geoff Green (VK6XB SK)’s estate:
    1 x       Yaesu             FP-757GX     Switch mode Power Supply                                $30
    1 x       Icom               IC-28A           VHF FM Transceiver                                              $40
    1 x       Garmin          GPSII Plus    GPS w/ remote antenna mount & leads          $50
    1 x       Diamond       SX-100          SWR & Power Meter                                             $20
    1 x       Icom               IC-T7H           Dual Band Handheld                                             $30
    1 x       Icom               IC-2GXAT      2M Handheld                                                          $20
    1 x       Diamond       HV-7              Multi Band Vertical Antenna                               $40                                                     
    Offers are invited for the following items:
    1 X      Emtron          DX-1b            HF Linear Amplifier plus 1 x brand new spare output tube             
    1 X      3 section crank up tower, tri-band 3 element beam and rotator with controller. Note there is another rotator in the garage, also a spare controller. Buyer will have to remove from current QTH in Bedfordale.  
    Please call Phil VK6PZ on 9386 7633
    AD Ends.
    Roy, the reason that Phil is the contact is because I will be in Albany for the first few months of 2017. 
    73 Dave VK6AI

    For  sale   Ameritron   811,     600  Watt   HF   linear   amplifier. 

    Great   condition with   three  new  valves  installed.

    asking    650  Decibels. 

    contact   Allen  V K 6 X L    on   0 4 5 8   4 7 2   2 3 5

    or  email      V K 6 X L  @  W I A .  o r g  . a u 


    Hi Roy

    I have the following for sale and would appreciate your assistance with getting it on your help line/
    ICOM 756 pro3 100w HF and 6m transceiver with matching SP23 speaker , PS125 power supply and HM36 microphone
    Original manuals and box for the main rig, from a non-smoking shack and in immaculate condition.
    $2000   Call Garry VK6GLX on 0413 298 910 or email
    Many thanks mate and 73’s 
    Garry Vk6glx


    Helpline address for inclusion
    Please enter HELPLINE in the subject 
    Posted Dec 31, 2016, 5:02 PM by News Team
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