Swap and Shop
Swap and Shop is a free service provided by the Westcoast Amateur Radio Association, and is for the non-commercial buying and selling of amateur radio & related equipment and accessories. Please email your requests to Swap and Shop Web Editor, Faith, (va7ana at shaw dot ca).
We will place them on the web, and announce them at the end of the regular WARA Monday net. Each listing will be posted for a minimum of four weeks, after which we MAY delete it. Please include a current email address and/or a telephone number where people can contact you. Please contact us again once you have finished with your request.
As well, long time member and WARA supporter Rick Williams VE7TK, manages the HF Swap Net. Click here. Donations would be appreciated towards the repair and maintenance of the repeater and this site. Click on the Donate icon in the lower left side of this page
THINKING of LEAVING AMATEUR RADIO -- CLEARING OUT SALE:
TOWERS & RELATED
- DELHI 56' Self-supporting. Seven 8' sections. Down & ready to go. $350.00
- 60' Self-supporting. Galvanized-steel, commercial light duty. Six 10' sections w/ house bracket +. $150.00
- NEW 20' Long Aluminium Mast. 2" OD ~Sched 40. $50.00
- Hy-Gain TH-3 Three-element trapped 3-Bander [20/15/10] $200.00
- Hy-Gain DB-1015A Rare 3-element trapped Duo-Bander [10/15] $200.00
- Hy-Gain TH-6 Six-element trapped 3-Bander [20/15/10] $300.00
- Wilson System-1 Five-element trapped 3-Bander [20/15/10] Expertly refurbished. $300.00
- 4-element Gem Quad Canadian classic. Typically configured as a 3-to-5 Bander [20/17/15/12/10] $400.00
- 2-element Gem Quad Small footprint. Typically configured as a 3-to-5 Bander [20/17/15/12/10] $200.00
- Delta Loop Antennas DL 1520 Four-element “Big Horn” Delta Duo-Bander [20/15] $250.00
- Avanti PDL-2 Famous/innovative/unique 11 or 10m 2-element Quad. 3 available. $50.00 & $75.00 & $100.00
- ANTRON 99 11 or 10m vertical. $50.00
- DIAMOND DP-2SL Mobile 5/8 wavelength antenna. NEW in the box. Complete w/ lip-mount. $40.00
- AS P-676 Mobile 5/8 wavelength antenna. 3 dB Gain. NEW in the mailing tube. $35.00
- SM-41 RV, Van or Truck Side-mount AM antenna. NEW in sealed package. $10.00
- ARCHER 38" S/S replacement whip. NEW in sealed package. $10.00
- 103" whips. Fiberglass. OFFERS
- 2m Yagi. Five-element heavy duty, wide-spaced, element spacing is adjustable [= project]. $25.00
- 2m Corner Reflector w/ Bow-Tie Dipole Radiator. Heavy duty, commercial-grade. $25.00
- 2m/220/440 half-parabolic picket-fence-type reflector. Commercial-Grade [NEW in the box]. $50.00
- Cushcraft A270-10S 5+5-element 2m & 440 MHz Yagi. $100.00
- Sinclair Mod. 307 7-Element ~455 MHz Yagis in original heavy-duty fiberglass radomes. OFFERS
- Commercial 5-Element FM Band Yagis. Use as is for 88-102 MHz FM, or convert to 2m or 6m. $40.00
- 8’ DIA expanded-mesh type aluminium parabolic dish. Ex-SAT TV C-Band. Mount incl. $25.00
MOUNTS for Satellite Dishes -- or Sat. Yagis. Heavy Duty. OFFERS or they'll go to the scrap bin.
FIBERGLASS POLES. Hollow/helically-wound. 15' long. 2" tapering to ~1-5/8". ~NEW. OFFERS
- LMR-900-FR ~7/8” OD braided copper shield w/ ~3/16” hollow-copper-tube center. NEW ~220’ end roll. OFFERS
- 75 Ohm NEW CATV type ~11/16” OD solid aluminium shield w/ 1/8” solid copper center. ~207’ end roll. OFFERS
- RG-11 NEW partial roll-end. Will cut to order @ half-price new.
- NEW Belden 9880 very low loss 50 Ohm w/ solid center conductor. Will cut to order @ half-price new.
- NEW Belden 89880 very low loss 50 Ohm w/ solid center conductor. Will cut to order @ half-price new.
- USED Heliax Several reasonably-long lengths, w/ conncectors, in good condition. OFFERS
- RG-214 Two ~120' lengths w/ SO-239 connectors. USED but in excellent condition. Each $100.
- RG-223/MIL-C-17 NEW partial roll-end. Will cut to order @ half-price new.
- RG-59 NEW partial roll-end. Will cut to order @ half-price new.
- Two large colour CRT-type computer monitors & 1 small analogue TV [excellent for RTTY or ?].
Name: Karol VE7KFM
Ph: (250) 383-4242 (often on answering machine)
- Aston RS-20 power supply, $75.00
- Ten-Tec Argonaut V HF rig with mic. TXCO, heatsink fan, original manual and original shipping box. $600.00
- Autek RF-1 HF antenna analyzer. Current price $140US. Asking $90.00
- JPS NIR-10 noise reduction unit with original manual $50.00 obo
- Yaesu G-800SA rotator and controller with approximately 75 feet of control cable, manual, schematic, original box and both north and south centred indexes. $250.00
Local pick-up preferred.
Name: Rick VE7TK
Email: ve7tk at yahoo dot ca
Ph: (250) 479-3901
updated May 19/13
- Garmin Street Pilot NEMA-capable GPS receiver. GPS is APRS-ready and contains all cable needed to interface to a radio, $250.00
- HP Travelmate PDA has built-in WiFi and GPS receiver, $100.00
Name: Patty Anne VA7PTY
Email: palea at telus dot net
Updated: May 20/13
- 10 antennas, each are 10 ft. long. Stored indoors for years. I can deliver them in the Nanaimo area from Parksville to Duncan.
Email: paulolargo at yahoo dot com
- Baofeng Dual Band (2m/70cm) Hand Held Model UV-5R cw drop in charger, earphone with PTT sw, and 3.800 ma battery pack. Brand new, in good shape and tested. Works as advertised. VHF & UHF bands have been adjusted to be only the width of the ham bands. Can be programmed with Chirp software (free off the web).
Name: Donn VA7DH
Phone: (250) 721-4440
Email: radiodog4 at gmail dot com
FOR SALE - Estate Sale:
- Pyramid PS mod PS-14KX, 12 amp, $40.00
- Yaesu SB 1 PTT sw. with Headset and connectors, $25.00
- Yaesu mic, $10.00
- PA 3 Car Adapter/Charger IC 82, $15.00
- Yaesu FT 208R HH with manual $20.00
- Realistic 40 Ch. Emergency CB in box with mag antenna, $10.00
- Copper J Pole, $30.00
- All are OBO's
Name: Bruce VA7SGM
Ph: (250) 744-7710
updated Apr 02/13
- ICOM IC 751 HF Transceiver, $500.00
- ICOM AT 100 Automatic Antenna Tuner, $250.00
- ICOM Desk Top Mic IC-5M6, $50.00
- Time Wave DSP-9 ( Digital Signal Processor), $100.00
- Low pass filter, $10.00
- 49 feet of RG 213/U coax cable, $40.00
- All of these items may be seen on Used Victoria
Name: Bob VE7DHR
Ph: (250) 385-4209
updated May 14/13
- 40 ft Antenna tower plus 10 ft mast. Tower is designed to be mounted in the ground with a house bracket farther up. $150.00
- Windows XP PC. Computer has been fully upgraded and 100% functional. $75.00
Name: Murry VE7WMS
Phone: (250) 479-6448
- Recent ham study course books (or similar) to study with to take the exam
Email: blackyew at gmail dot com
Date: Apr 22/13