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Radio Shack Pro-53

Discussion in '"Boat Anchor" & Classic Equipment' started by KD2SVR, Nov 9, 2019.

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  1. KD2SVR

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    VHF Hi/Lo, UHF. Anyone have any ideas on where to get crystals? Thanks. P.S. Ebay is useless 4 this.
     
  2. K9STH

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    Unfortunately, most crystal manufacturers are no longer in business and new crystals are now very expensive. You can purchase a new, programmable, scanner for what just a very few crystals are going to cost.

    You may be able to adapt some of the very inexpensive solid-state oscillators to replace the crystals.

    Glen, K9STH
     
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  3. KD2SVR

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    Hey Glenn, ty 4 the advice. You said some were still in business. Any info would be a big help. Thanks. 73. Dave KD2SVR
     
  4. WG8Z

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  5. KD2SVR

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  6. KA9JLM

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    What are the frequencies that you are looking for ?

    I have a lot of crystals that will work in the pro53 , Slim chance they are what you want. But I will check my stash.

    In the day that was a nice scanner. It even came with a schematic. :)
     
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  7. KD2SVR

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    Thx, I will get back 2 u quickly on this. 73, KD2SVR Dave
     
  8. W1VT

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    http://www.kenselectronics.com/lists/scanxtal.htm
    Specify RADIO make & model that you plan to use the crystals in so we can send the right crystals for your unit
    Police Band Regency RG 10.7MHz IF (Regency & Radio Shack Realistic) High & Low VHF crystals NOS numbers shown below $10.00
     

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