Re: I held the Tuna Tin 2

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From: Brian Murrey (bmurrey@amexol.net)
Date: Sun Jun 03 2001 - 13:22:55 CDT


Phil,

It's very difficult to explain the feeling, holding Doug's TT2 in your
hands. I was permitted the use of it at FDIM and when Ed put it in my hands
it was like magical and weird all at the same time. It's "The Holy Grail" of
QRPp, and I am not worthy! <heheheh>

73

----- Original Message -----
From: "Phil (VA3UX)" <phil@vaxxine.com>
To: "Low Power Amateur Radio Discussion" <qrp-l@Lehigh.EDU>
Sent: Saturday, June 02, 2001 10:41 AM
Subject: I held the Tuna Tin 2

> I had the immense pleasure of meeting Ed Hare in person at the Rochester,
> NY hamfest on Friday. We had arranged to meet so that I could assume
> possession of a decent sized lot of vintage Tektronix test equipment that
> Ed brought with him.
>
> After transferring several hundred pounds of vintage iron from Ed's
> fabulous vintage pick-up truck to my van, Ed reached into the front seat
of
> his pick-up and handed me a board with a small round can mounted on it.
It
> was the original Tuna Tin 2 - the same one in the pictures in the original
> article, the very one built by Doug DeMaw himself. An interesting
experience.
>
> Phil
>
>


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