ORDER PAGE FT243 CRYSTALS 3000 to 3500 kHz

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3000 kHz
3010 kHz
3023.5 kHz
3028 kHz
SOLD
3044 kHz
3045 kHz
3052 kHz
3055.2 kHz
3056 kHz
3063 kHz
3080 kHz
3110 kHz
3125 kHz
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3135 kHz
3170 kHz
3172.3 kHz
3177 kHz
3188 kHz
3192 kHz
3203 kHz
3208 kHz
3218 kHz
3224 kHz
3234 kHz
3237 kHz
3245 kHz
3257 kHz
3260 kHz
3263 kHz
3399 kHz
3402.5 kHz
3420 kHz
3439 kHz
3440 kHz
3464 kHz
3465 kHz
3498 kHz

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These crystals were featured in CQ Magazine October and December 2004 issues
in the "World of Ideas" articles by Editor Dave Ingram, K4TWJ, on a "6L6 Resurrection - 2004 Style."
This is a construction project for a power oscillator transmitter using the venerable 6L6 vacuum tube.

These crystals were also featured in an 8 page technical report in ELECTRIC RADIO
magazine for May 2005 by G3UUR. Materials science expert David Gordon-Smith, G3UUR conducted
some very tough tests on these crystals using a high-powered Pierce power oscillator circuit
and discovered that some of them could withstand internal temperatures of over 200 degrees Celsius.
In some cases they can actually prove to be MORE reliable than the old World War Two era
FT243 crystals. The crystalline structure is more pure and less prone to failure.

FT243 crystals have pins spaced 1/2 inch apart, and are used in MANY ham radios made from
the 1940s through 1970s. They are also used in countless military sets such as the BC-611 and GRC-109 etc.
Note- some of these are original FT243 crystals, some are reworked surplus units with
wire lead crystals inside as described in tube transmitter articles using them in CQ Magazine
and detailed technical analysis in Electric Radio Magazine.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS.

Brian Carling, AF4K

CLICK ON LOGO - CRYSTALS FOR SPECIFIC BA RADIOS:

VARIOUS CRYSTAL SALE LISTS:

FOR SALE: FT243 crystals - $14.00 each plus S&H, as follows:
160m AM and CW
1815, 1822, 1825, 1843, 1850, 1856, 1869.3, 1880 kHz
1885, 1900, 1910, 1915, 1925, 1930, 1940, 1942.5, 1945, 1955 kHz
1970, 1977.5, 1985, 1994.5 kHz

ORDER 160m FT243 CRYSTALS with VISA, MASTERCARD, AMEX, PAYPAL etc:
NOTE: Automated shipping prices at checkout are only for crystal orders!
E-mail me for shipping cost on larger items BEFORE sending payment.

FREQUENCY
Frequency kHz

80m AM and CW:
3500, 3505, 3510, 3515, 3520, 3528, 3530, 3535, 3540, 3546, 3548, 3550 kHz
3555, 3560, 3575.6, 3579, 3600, 3614.1, 3615, 3625, 3645, 3675, 3685, 3686, 3700 kHz
3702, 3703, 3705, 3715, 3721, 3723, 3725, 3735, 3739, 3745, 3762, 3765, 3786, 3790 kHz
3800, 3805, 3807, 3810, 3816.8, 3825, 3830, 3837, 3840, 3855, 3870, 3875, 3880 kHz
3885, 3890, 3900, 3921, 3925, 3930, 3936, 3940, 3943, 3945, 3948, 3955, 3959 kHz
3960, 3963, 3980, 3983, 3986, 3993, 3995, 3996.3, 4000, 4015, 4340, 4500 kHz.

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CUSTOM FT-243 CRYSTALS FROM 4.0 to 25 MHz

The price for one to four crystal on a given frequency is $45.00 each plus shipping.
Price for 5 to 19 crystals on the same frequency would be $29.00 each and
price on 20 to 29 crystals on the same frequency would be $25.00 each and
price for 30 or more crystals on the same frequency would be $19.00 each plus shipping.
Delivery is typically around 4 weeks after receipt of order.

Inquire via E-mail. CLICK HERE.

Notes:
3560 kHz - QRP etc.
3558 kHz - FISTS GROUP
3615 kHz - EUROPE etc.
3700 kHz - SLOCHAT GROUP etc.
3837 kHz - AWA Net on AM
7040 kHz - QRP etc.
7050 kHz - Boatanchors
7052.7 kHz- SLOCHAT GROUP etc.
7123 kHz - GLOWBUGS GROUP, SLOCHAT etc.
7143 kHz - Lake Erie Boatanchors Group, X2 for 20m AM
14060 kHz - QRP etc. 21060 kHz - QRP 14286 kHz - AM guys

Ratings:
Tolerance ratings are + / - 30 ppm.
Capacitive load = 18 to 20 pF.

Most of the items above are now available in HC-6/U
and in HC-49/U or HC49/US wire lead holders also.

SPECIAL:
80m CRYSTALS - type HC6U on 3742 kHz available for $4.00 each.
(Many other HC6U frequencies available for $15.00 each)

160m band HC33U crystals on 1843 kHz - for only $2.00 each plus shipping!:

CLICK HERE TO E-MAIL ME AND ARRANGE PURCHASE!

Collins Crystals For Sale:

Drake Crystals For Sale:

Yaesu Crystals For Sale:

Military Surplus CS-137 Crystal case

These cases hold 120 standard FT243 crystals, as used in WW2 era military radios
and the same crystals have been used in ham radio equipment throughout
the past 50-60 years.

It's a nice green, double-locking case with two compartments that each hold 60 crystals.
Ideal for storing your radio crystals and keeping them from getting lost when you are
not on the air, or they also make a great collectible item.

I currently have one of these left for sale. They go for around $45 to $100 each on eBay.
This is available for $35.00 - for a nice, complete one.
Will sell for $35 plus shipping.

TUBE TRANSMITTER KITS etc. - from Pastime Projects

Click on the pictures below to link to Glenn Brown's Pastime Projects as featured in QST.
He has kits for transmitters, amplifiers, power supplies, keys and a selection of parts at
http://www.pastimeprojects.com


BFO crystals and filter crystals etc.

Several crystals are available on 100 kHz etc. as follows:

100 kHz calibrator crystals standard hc13/u - $19.00 each
Tall Crystal with FT243 pins on 100 kHz - one left for $19.00

HC-33/u crystal (wire leads like hc6/u) on 100 kHz - two left for $16.00 each.

HC-33/u crystal (wire leads like hc6/u) on 1000 kHz - available for $16.00 each.

HC6/U Crystals on 1700 kHz - available for $16.00 each

FT-243 Crystals on 1700 kHz - available for $16.00 each

WIRE LEAD 455 kHz CRYSTALS

HC33 Wire lead Crystals on 455 kHz - available for $16.00 each
(2 left)

FT243 Crystals

Price is $14.00 each plus shipping. E-mail me for a total.

NOTE: Many of these same frequencies are now also all available as
wire lead HC49 crystals and HC6/U crystals too. Click to inquire.

Bargain Basement Deals on Groups of Ham Band FT243 and hc6/u Crystals!

CLICK HERE for lists - Many as low as $2.00 or $3.00 each for ham band crystals!

MANY HIGHER FREQ HF FT243 CRYSTALS AVAILABLE:
EXAMPLES... (Note: some of these may be gone - inquire!)
9.0, 9.08, 9.6, 9.7, 9.8, 10.0, 10.7, 11.0, 11.761, 12.6597, 13.028 MHz
13.500, 14.094, 14.099, 14.165, 14.213, 14.229, 14.239, 14.340, 14.453, 14.513, 14.593, 14.673, 14.690 MHz
14.753, 14.833, 15.000, 15.010, 15.200, 15.3125, 16.000, 16.572, 17.6666, 18.000, 18.096, 23.750 MHz
24.000, 24.500, 24.700, 27.000, 27.120, 28.000, 29.100, 30.000, 35.208, 35.600, 36.000 MHz
38.000, 38.100, 39.100, 42.500, 43.500 MHz.

LF CRYSTALS: 192, 240, 480, 1000 kHz (AND: one 500 KC crystal in FT241A style holder)

New additions - 2700, 3000, 4032, 7159 kHz 11.000, 12.800, 14.094, 17.000, 17.100, 20.945, 21.400, 34.000, 38.000, 49.300 MHz
Available (from Bin #ST)

E-mail me with your crystal needs. Click Here.

NOTE:


Most of the FT243 crystals above are remanufactured crystals using original
WW2 era FT243 holders with a newly manufactured, HC49 or HC49US hermetically-sealed crystal
mounted inside. Like all crystals, these should not be used with a grid current
of greater than about 60 mA. They have been used successfully in many typical rigs
like the Heath DX40, HW16, DX100, Ameco AC-1, Drake 2NT, Hallicrafters HT-40, BC610,
Globe King, Homebrew power oscillators, and MOPA rigs etc.

FT243 SOCKETS

New Plastic FT243 sockets.
Simply install these in any metal panel and they make a great FT243
crystal socket. Stock up for homebrew projects and repairs.
Available for $8.00 each.
I have a few of these left in various styles, plastic and ceramic - please inquire!
Click here to e-mail me about buying them.

I have ONE dual FT243 socket available for $12.00 plus shipping.

NEW HC50/U SOCKETS

These are for the newer metal can crystals with pins spaced
about 0.3" apart. They are new metal and plastic sockets usable
all the way up to VHF. Single screw side mount, with solder terminals.
Great for amateur radio homebrew or repairs.
For diagram and dimensions click here.
Available for $2.50 each or 10 for $20.00 plus shipping.

NEW CERAMIC HC6/U SOCKETS

These are for the metal can crystals with pins spaced
about 1/2" apart. These are new, ceramic sockets usable
all the way up to VHF. Single screw mount, with solder terminals.
Great for amateur radio homebrew or repairs.
For diagram and dimensions click here.
They have 0.486" pin spacing. Smaller diameter pins than FT243.
These mount with a single hole.
Available for $3.00 each or ten for $25.00 plus shipping.

Click to E-mail Me - THANKS

FT-243 AM Broadcast Band Transmitting Crystals - Great for Home Wireless Broadcasting.

1 - 2 MHz FT-243 Crystals- CLICK HERE FOR LIST.

2 - 5 MHz FT243 CRYSTALS - CLICK HERE FOR LIST.

5 - 8 MHz FT243 CRYSTALS - CLICK HERE FOR LIST.

8 - 30 MHz FT243 CRYSTALS - CLICK HERE FOR LIST.

CR1A CRYSTALS - CLICK HERE FOR LIST.

DC34 (BC669) CRYSTALS - CLICK HERE FOR LIST.

FT241A LF Crystals - CLICK HERE FOR LIST.

FT171B CRYSTALS - CLICK HERE FOR LIST.

HC-6/U CRYSTALS - CLICK HERE FOR LIST.

HC25/U CRYSTALS - CLICK HERE FOR LIST.

HC-33/U CRYSTALS - CLICK HERE FOR LIST.

HC49U CRYSTALS - CLICK HERE FOR LIST.

HC50/U CRYSTALS - CLICK HERE FOR LIST.

HC-51/U CRYSTALS - CLICK HERE FOR LIST.

Antique and Large CRYSTALS - CLICK HERE FOR LIST.

Click here for illustrated information on Crystal Holders (Cases) with dimensions

QUANTITY OF 100 FT243 CRYSTAL BLANKS

Now Available!

I have around 100 nice clean quartz crystals made for
use in FT243 holders.These are a nice mix from about 1000 kHz up to 8500 kHz.
See photo below:
I will sell the whole bunch for $20.00 plus $6.00 for USA Shipping.

Contact plates are also available; Quantity 100 for $5.00 plus shipping Inquire by e-mail. Click here.

Phenolic insulators are also available; Quantity 100 for $5.00 plus shipping Inquire by e-mail. Click here.

Copper, tin and brass electrodes (mixed) are also available; Quantity 100 for $5.00 plus shipping Inquire by e-mail. Click here.

CR1A CRYSTALS - CLICK HERE FOR LIST.

DC34 Large CRYSTALS - CLICK HERE FOR LIST.

HC-6/U CRYSTALS - CLICK HERE FOR LIST.

80m Band HC-33/U Crystals - (HC-6/U w/wire leads)
3546 kHz - great for CW work.
Will sell them for $6.00 each plus shipping.

Medium sized type CR-1/A (DC30) Crystals etc.
7010 kHz - QTY 3
7080 kHz
10.000 MHz
These are available for $12.00 each plus shipping As seen below, they fit in the inner pair of pin sockets in my crystal bank holders.

Special order FT243, hc6/u and hc50/u crystals are now available on custom frequencies from 2.5 MHz to 40 MHz.


Pricing is $19.00 to $45.00 depending on the quantity. Inquire by e-mail please.

Custom hc51/u crystals (like hc6/u) available for orering from 400 kHz to 2.5 kHz
and priced at $35.00 to $250.00 per crystal depending on the quantity. Inquire by e-mail please.

Add shipping costs to all prices!

PAYMENTS VIA PAYPAL GLADLY ACCEPTED!


Just add $5.00 for USA shipping and $2 for Paypal fee.

OR: to inquire or buy any item(s):

CLICK HERE to E-mail me

73 from Brian ((( Amateur Radio G3XLQ / AF4K )))

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