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Shively 6810-4-DA

Central Valley Broadcasting Co., Inc. is selling a 1992 Shively 6810-4-DA Antenna. Used and stored for many years. Individual sections are 9ft 6in long. Original paperwork including Shively manuals and Hatfield & Dawson engineering study included. Antenna originally tuned to 101.5FM but could be used for 100.5 to 102.5. Missing the fine matching transformers which are available to purchase new from Shively. Value of a new system this size is $20,000. Selling 4-bay antenna for $900 obo. Shipping is extra. Photos are available upon request.

Location: Merced, CA

Contact: Lynne Gregory  209-723-1015 |

Shively 6813-6R on 102.1

This six-bay full-wave spaced antenna was used with a 10 kw FM transmitter, at our former location. It was operating normally when last used.

You take down, you haul, it's yours!

Antenna is mounted on a 90' Magnum tower.

Location: Aberdeen, WA

Contact: Bill Wolfenbarger

ERI 10-Bay CP Antenna

ERI SHPX-10 AC 10 bay on 105.9 As removed with hardware. Antenna is in storage since removal for dual freq replacement. Asking $10,000

Location: Lawrence, KS

Contact: Gary Liebling  785-843-1320 ext 109  |



Orban 8000A

  • a used Orban Studio Limiter, Model 414A-C (S/N 981372) for $300 plus shipping.

Location: Merced, CA

Contact: Lynne Gregory       209-723-1015 




AudioArts D70 Console

With power supply, and a big box of in-out cables - like new but needs a good cleaning

$ 1200 pick-up only in Jacksonville IL or will meet you within 300 miles of here

Location: Jacksonville IL, (90 miles N of St. Louis)

Contact: Gary Glaenzer  217-370-7257 |

Harrix BMX Digital

a 22 channel Harris BMX Digital console with power supply, that was used, since its purchase, in a University radio station. It is in very good condition. I am open to offers, and would consider delivering if the buyer is located in the midwestern United States.

Location: Iowa City, IA

Contact: David Zollo  3195945740  |

Wheatstone G6

Wheastone 16ch G6 Consoles
Three on hand for sale or trade. Pictures on web site.

Location: Scottsbluff, NE

Contact: Robert Chrysafis ___website with info

Arrakis 1200-5S

Arrakis 1,200-5S Console. Great Condition. On Channel #3, the Light Bulb is shot and needs to be replaced. Bulbs can be bought from Arrakis or Vendor of your choosing. Asking $600.00, plus buyer pays shipping.

I bought the console for myself, but I can't wire the modular pins due to handicap in right fingers. If you have a decent stereo or mono console with Analog Meters, will consider trade. I need a radio console for streaming.

Location: Gallatin, TN

Contact: Scott Bailey


Dees Digital Console by SAS

This is a premium modern surface with yesterday's tactile experience. We bought this several years ago for a room that never got built. The only other one in existence is in Rick Dees' personal studio. All we ever did with it was take it out of the box to marvel at it. Comes with a pair of engines, that have never been opened. Width 45'', depth 24'', and 16'' tall. Fifteen channels. SAS can provide additional gear to make this talk to Dante, AES67 etc. Asking $15,000. Far less than we have in it. 

Location: Bangor, ME

Contact: Andy Soule    2079902800   |


Arrakis MARC-15-15 Audio Console

Arrakis MARC-15-15 Audio Console for sale. Tested and in great operating condition. Fully populated with 15 input modules (Four A/B switchable mic input modules with jumper selectable Phantom power on each module, Ten A/B switchable Stereo input modules, One Telephone Hybrid Interface module), three stereo output busses (each has a corresponding mono output as well.) All audio and logic inputs and outputs use very convenient RJ45 jacks for easier and faster installation. Video of console connected and operating available on YouTube at

Prefer buyer picks up, but will consider delivery or meeting buyer within mutually agreeable travel distance. Asking price is $3,250, which is about $4,000 less than current list price. This is a current Arrakis product, which they are still manufacturing, selling, and supporting.

Location: LaFayette, AL

Contact: Dan Gunter    (334) 444-6796    |


AEQ Bravo Sound Board

It was purchased about a year ago and was only used for a few months. It's in new condition and packed in the original box

Location: Murrieta, CA

Contact: Aaron Machado | 6192037952



4CV100,000 Vapor Cooled Power Tetrodes

Two each new and two each rebuilt 4CV100,000 vapor cooled power tetrode tubes available for your consideration.
These were part of a part of a shortwave radio station in Alaska that never went on the air.
Pick up in Santa Barbara CA or you can pay shipping. Roughly #100 each.
A few specs: 100kW Plate Dissipation, Filament 10V@300A, Grounded Cathode Electrode capacitance: Input 420-500 pF, Output 46-56 pF, Feedback 1.5-3.2 pF. Grounded Grid Electrode capacitance: Input 170-210 pF, Output 46-58 pF, Feedback 0.6 pF.
Asking price each: New $1,500, Rebuilt $750. All proceeds go to a 501(c)3 ministry organization.

Location: Santa Barbara, CA

Contact: Chris Hill  8055884560  |


Transmitter parts

Peter Dahl plate transformers 5kv
Peter Dahl chokes
CCA harmonic filter
CCA tuning controls
Make a reasonable offer. You must pick up

Location: Milwaukee

Contact: Patrick Lopeman    414-758-1598  |


Trilithic B3030 EAS Encoder for LPFM

TRILITHIC B3030 EAS ENCODER FOR LPFM, CAP-CERTIFIED, INTERNAL RADIOS OPTION. EXCELLENT CONDITION, only used once still in original box. Purchased for 2350.00 selling for 1500.00

Location: Birmingham, AL

Contact: Toni Everson-Eubanks 205-586-2349 |


Switching power supply

Switching power supply. 30 volts at up to 50 amps.
240 or 120 VAC input.

Location: Lawrence, KS

Contact: Gary Liebling  785-843-1320 ext 109  |


Broadcast Tools SS4.4

Broadcast Tools, Model SS 4.4 Stereo Marrix Switcher. Bought brand new in 2017. In storage since August 31, 2018 when contract ended with Satellite Network. Only used for switching between Satellite Network and the Local Computer to run local spots. Used only Channel One for that purpose. Very lite use. $500.00 or B.O. Buyer must pay shipping.

Location: Gallatin, TX

Contact:  Scott Bailey

Stereo Audio Power Amplifiers

  • Hafler P3000 400 Watt Trans-Nova, True-Balanced JFET Input, Stereo Power Audio Amplifier. Power is rated for 150 watts per channel output into an 8 ohm load, 200 watts per channel into a 4 ohm load, and for monaural usage 400 watts into an 8 ohm load.  XLR & 1/4" Balanced or Unbalanced inputs. Rack mount. With Manual. GREAT condition, like new.  Have two (2) at $400.00 EACH + shipping
  • Hafler P4000 550 Watt Trans-Nova, True-Balanced JFET Input, Stereo Power Audio Amplifier.
    Power is rated for 200 watts per channel output into an 8 ohm load, 275 watts per channel into a 4 ohm load, and for monaural usage 550 watts into an 8 ohm load. 
    XLR & 1/4" Balanced or Unbalanced inputs.
    Rack mount. With Manual. GREAT condition, like new.
    Have two (2) at $1200.00 EACH + shipping
  • Alesis RA150 Stereo Audio Power Amplifier. A few years old but never used, new in box. $150.00 + shipping

Location: Texas

Contact: Ken Fine  575-942-0118   |

Bric-Link rack mount panels

NEW! Had these made to clean up the rack, have some extras. Look better than OEM complete with graphics.

$80 each shipped

Location: Pasadena, CA

Contact: Dan Feely  (323) 254-9619


RCS Next Gen Automation Dongle

I no longer need my Prophet/RCS NexGen automation system. The dongle which authorizes you to run the complete playback system is available. It's a parallel port dongle, but RCS will upgrade it to a USB device for $75. Make me an offer! (I can include a HD with my database & tunes on it if you need it.) Best to talk to RCS about that.

Location: Houston, TX

Contact: Paul Christy  713-256-8822


Powered Rack - Vintage SMC Cart Carousel

  • a used, powered rack cabinet for $50 plus shipping. Dimensions: 50H x 27W x 34D
  • Three vintage SMC 350 Monophonic Cart Carousels for $500.  Purchased "used" as a backup system in 1995 and never used by us.  Stored in 3 crates and includes the carousels,  mounting hardware and a manual.  One carousel may not have been working since it was listed as "spare parts".  Pictures are available upon request.

Location: Merced, CA

Contact: Lynne Gregory       209-723-1015 


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Sony DME-3000

A Sony DME-3000 rack mount system with power cord. Appears to be in good condition. Pulled from highly known Broadcasted event in Kentucky. Just looking for education and leads for this any many more items such as items by Drake, Videotek, Adc, Grass Valley, Leitch, Harris, Evertz, Extron, Blonder Tongue, DPS. 

Location: Evansville, IN

Contact: Robbie Cates  812 589-6476   |

Alesis RA 150 Stereo Power Amp

Alesis RA150 Stereo Power Amplifier - 45W per Channel into 8 Ohms

Never used, in the box.  $150.00 + Shipping

Location: Texas

Contact: Ken Fine  575-942-0118   |

4CV35000A Air Cooled Tubes

Carefully removed from a 250kW shortwave transmitter are two each 4CV35,000A air cooled vacuum tubes.
Prefer local pick up but can ship at buyers expense. SN's: ACN369V35 and BDR-821
Asking: $565 each. 

Location: Santa Barbara, CA

Contact: Chris Hill  8055884560   |

Jennings Vaccuum Cap 24-450 pF CVHP350-555

7 each 25-450pF 55kV Jennings Vacuum Variable Capacitors available. Condition: Used, carefully removed from a 250kW shortwave transmitter.
Prefer local pick up or shipped at buyers expense. About 30 pounds each.  Asking $750 each or $4,500 for all 7. All proceeds go to charity.

Location: Santa Barbara, CA

Contact: Chris Hill  8055884560   |


Belar Monitors

Belar used equipment in working condition:

  • Belar FM Monitor, Model FMM-2, S/N 160627: $600.
  • Belar Stereo Monitor, Model FMS-2, S/N 170603; $600.
  • Belar RF Amplifier, Model RFA-1, S/N 401377; $250.
  • Buy the complete set above for $1,000 plus shipping.
  • Belar SCA Monitor, Model SCM-1, S/N 501551 in working condition for $500 plus shipping.

Location: Merced, CA

Contact: Lynne Gregory       209-723-1015 



New in the box. Radio Design Labs ACM-2 AM noise monitors for FM radio. The RDL ACM-2 is a test instrument which monitors the amplitude component present on frequency modulated carriers.  

With Manual    $300.00

Location: New Mexico

Contact: Ken Fine  575-942-0118   |

Field Intensity Meters

Two Nems-Clarke and one RCA (actually the same product) Field Intensity Meters in good shape. Make an offer for one or all. 

Location: Dallas, TX

Contact: Jack Sellmeyer   972-365-4545   |


Harris Platinum Z10-CD

Harris Platinum Z10-CD transmitter. Excellent condition, working at station's full licensed power of 6kw when site changed in October of 2021. Operating on 103.1MHz. Will make full 10kw. $12,000

Location: Chicago (Arlington Heights)

Contact: Adam Serafin  773 391 4385 |


Harris Platinum Z10-CD

Harris Platinum Z10-CD on 92.7MHz. Unit is operation and in service now, to be removed and available for pickup within 30 days. Comes with Digit exciter and manual.

NOTE: The transmitter has been operated at 3kW, has not been tested above that. There are some issues that may require repair to operate at full power. Otherwise all functions operate correctly.

$4000, you ship. Open to offers.

Email for more information. Phone calls will most likely be sent to voicemail, and I will return the call.

Location: Chicago

Contact: Jim Addie  708-296-3267 |


CCA 25 kW

25KW CCA FM transmitter with Collins exciter. Includes IB books and some spare parts Working condition.
Easy to change frequencies.

Location: Central Missouri

Contact: Mike Rice 314 265 2430 |


BW BRoadcast TX300 V2

BW Broadcast TX300 V2 FM Transmitter for sale. Variable RF Output-30-Watts to 300-watts, Type-N Female Input, 2U rack, fully frequency agile, Analog, Digital and MPX inputs, internal Stereo Generator, 4-Band DSPX audio processing with 14 selectable presets. Ethernet remote control and email alerts. SNMP, TELNET, RS232, ALARM OUTPUTS, TRIGGER INPUTS AND RF MUTE INPUT, VSWR and Temperature foldback protection. Like New in box with manual only used once. Purchased for $3345.00 sell for $2500.00

Location: Birmingham, AL

Contact: Toni Everson-Eubanks 205-586-2349 |


FM20H3 for parts

Harris FM20H3 (107.3MHz)  Salvaging and being replaced. Was working as a backup. Advise if you need parts

Location: Wisconsin

Contact: Clif Groth 6087512663  | CLIFGROTH@GMAIL.COM


BE 3.5A (upgraded to a BE 5A)

BE 3.5A FM Transmitter (Upgraded to BE 5A) Single Phase 1985. FX30 Exciter included. Recently removed from service.

Link to Pix

Location: Beaumont, TX

Contact: Otis Dyson  832-721-1101|



Continental 816C (21.5 kW), BE FMi 106 (104 kW), Larcan FMS 1 kW

  • I am selling a Continental 816C, owned by New Hampshire Public Radio, currently operating on 89.1 MHz, at 20KW. In great shape. Fully functional. Purchaser must arrange for pickup. It is going offline in September, 2021.
  • Fully functional BE solid state transmitter and HD exporter/exgine.
  • Fully functional 1 kW FM transmitter. Just decommissioned.

Location: Concord and Keene, NH

Contact: Randy Woods  603-223-2415   |


Gates BC-1T McMartin 500D CCA FM and McMartin 1000 W AM

I purchased a station and it had several transmitters sitting in the transmitter room. (1) GATES BC 1-T. I was told it makes power. Also a McMartin AM 500D. this was unhooked when I bought the station.  Also a CCA FM transmitter. The owner told me it had a driver issue. There is also an Energy Onix Pulsar that has a problem with the power module. This was not grounded property. I have replaced all transmitters with new solid state ones. I am selling these for best offer. You must have help loading them. I also have a excellent running McMartin 1000 watt AM transmitter that is still on the air today for sale. I will be replacing it soon. Should make a great ham transmitter. It's on 1360 khz. I hate to take these to the dump, but I'm going to be needing room soon.

Location: Ozark, AL

Contact: Fred Dockins 573-701-4708



Harris FM35k transmitter

Item is being replaced soon and would like to trade to someone who would remove from service and haul away at the time of removal. Looking at late October or early November. Currently on air at 94.1mhz. Call if interested.

Location: Little Rock, AR

Contact: Gary Horne  501-416-5912


Harris HT5-FM transmitter

Harris ht5-fm transmitter for sale. Making power when removed. In service tube several months service. Spare tube approx. 2 years service. Tuned on 101.7

Location: Winterset, IA

Contact: Mike Gruca  5157077016 |


We have a BE AM10A transmitter that took on damage, and we are looking to sell if possible. Below is a link to pictures of the transmitter and damage.

Would this be something you guys would be interested in to repair or use for parts?

Thanks for your consideration!

Location: Nashville, TN

Contact: Jon Garrison  6155341860 |

ITS-930A , Axcera LU500BTD, and Larcan DTT-250 Transmitters

ITS-830A Analog NTSC transmitter on channel 25, 500 watt. Single exciter. Single small rack. Serious inquiries only, $1,000 firm. Local pickup only.

Axcera LU500 digital transmitter on channel 35. 500 watt TPO, includes mask filter. Dual exciter with hot swap. Four amplifiers. One rack design. 3p 240v. $2,000 firm. Buyer must remove and ship.

Larcan DTT-250 digital transmitter, single exciter. 250 watt TPO, presently on Channel 8. Single rack. Space for second amplifier. $1,500 Firm. Buyer removes from site and transports.

Location: Lima, OH

Contact: Frederick Vobbe  419-228-8835 |

Harris DX10 and Nautel XR25

Harris: DX10 Transmitter on  1510 kHz. 10 kw, Used as auxiliary for 25 kW station

Nautel: 25 kW main transmitter, 1510kHz. No longer needed with power reduction.

Location: Wisconsin

Contact: Jody Nielsen  4143053939  |

Armstrong 1 kW AM

I have a 1,000 watt Armstrong X1000B transmitter, intended for WSYL Sylvania, Ga but never installed.

Manufactured 4/18/2013, it originally was on 1240 kHz, but was re-tuned to 1490 kHz and reconditioned at Armstrong in January 2021. They ran it for 3 days and said it performed flawlessly.

It's still in the box after being shipped from Armstrong. I have pictures by request. Asking $7,000.

Location: Fort Myers, FL

Contact: John Golobish  8634457383 |

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Want to Buy:

Need a 20-25 kW Solid state FM Transmitter

Need used SS FM xmtr tuned or tunable to 105.5.

Location: Arizona

Contact: Hank Ash    8134041858 |


Rohn A-4197L AM Tower Base Insulator

ceramic base insulator for AM Tower Rohn or Lapp

Contact: Alfred Hammond    (443)956-0663  |



Dayton AF-210 FM

Dayton FM off-air AF-210 receiver. OR a tuneable FM off-air receiver with MPX output. Working condition.

Contact: Barry Williams   (270)202-3640 |


Looking for trade

I'm looking for / in need of the following trades: Nems Clark 120E or Potomac FIM21 AM Field Intensity Meter
Potomac FIM71 FM Field Intensity Meter
Broadcast Electronics FX-50 Exciter or Decade FM800/850 w/Composite Input Option FM Exciter
ISS / Radio Systems TR6000 AM Carrier Current AM Transmitter
LPB TCU-30 Carrier Current Coupler
Any kind of Dynamic RDS encoder

Location: Scottsbluff, NE

Contact: Robert Chrysafis website with info 12/11/21

Need FM Vertical Only and CP antennae for new NCE stations

Need to hunt down a vertical only (shively 6510 6813) or similar FM Antenna for one FM station and a 2-12 bay CP antenna for another new non profit fm station Can pickup anywhere usa will pay reasonable price.

Location: anywhere

Contact: Bob Hill  832-744-5057   |


Need an 8 - 12 Bay Circular Polarized Antenna

Wanted - 8 - 12 Bay Circular Polarized Antenna on or near 104.9 MHz. Hopefully someone will have a used one to replace the antenna that was destroyed when our 300 foot tower collapsed in February due to the Ice Storm.

Location: Texas

Contact: Danny Ray Boyer 214-870-3703   |

MiniDisk Player/Recorder

Need rack mounted minidisk player-recorders in working condition for high school radio station. State condition and price. Thanks in advance.

Location: Gary, IN

Contact: Arthur Reis  7083377377  |

FIM 41

I need a great condition FIM 41 for ABIP inspections. I do inspections in multiple states. Please contact me ASAP

Location: Illinois

Contact: Brian Dougherty  309-333-1657  |


25 Hz Decoder

Need a 25hz decoder that will provide a relay closure when the tone is present and will hold until tone is no longer present.

Location: Montana

Contact: Al Sargent  406.679.0527  |

Rotron Centrimax Blower

Looking for a CX33A3Gxxxx 240v 60Hz for Bauer 602

Location: Montana

Contact: Duane Williams  4062936234  |

Nautel M50 exciter for parts

Looking for a non-functional Nautel M50 exciter for parts.

Contact: Gary Liebling  785-843-1320 ext 109  |

TM Century GoldDisc Libraries

Looking for TM Century GoldDisc libraries, AC, Classic Rock or Oldies, CDs or GoldDrive. Other digital libraries considered along with music scheduling software.

Location: Fullerton, CA

Contact: Edward Ford    (760) 955-2267 |


Nautel V-series power supply

KGNU, the community radio station in Boulder/Denver, is looking for a spare power supply module for its Nautel V-series transmitter. The Nautel part number is UG-39 and the OEM is Tectrol TC91S-1465.

Tectrol is no more… but perhaps someone has an unused spare on the shelf, or a V-series that’s being parted out.

Location: Boulder, CO

Contact: Eric Scace  617-712-1523  |



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