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LPX-2E 2-bay FM Antenna

Rotoliller LPX Series Circularly Polarized FM Antenna  -  Input Power Rating 9 Kw  -  Frequency 275 102.9 -  Great Antenna taken out of service in July 2019. Dry stored. -- Antenna was purchased in 2013.

Location: Bluefield, WV

Contact: Rick Lambert      5739791047

Shively 4-Bay Antenna

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 $1,000 obo. Shipping is extra. Photos are available upon request.

Location: Merced, CA

Contact: Lynne Gregory       209-723-1015 

10 Bay FM Antenna

RFS CFM-LP-10 with HP tuner. Will handle 10kw power input. Was used for C2 FM. Antenna is in nice shape...never had any issue or leak. 6k OBO. Also have RFS 1-5/8 inch coax available.

Location: Park Rapids, MN

Contact: David DeLaHunt       218-255-2864 



Orban 9200 AM Optimod

In good condition. Including Orban factory proof document. $1400, OBO. Buyer pays packing and shipping.

Location: West linn, OR

Contact: Randy Pugsley 503.719.2324

Omnia 11-HD with G-Force and Declipper

Omnia 11-HD unit with G-force and Declipper

Fully working unit no issues

Location: Minneapolis

Contact: Mike Oberg 7155597654

Orban 8200

Orban 8200 just taken out of service. Condition is good (and sounds good). Also another 8200 that powers up but does not pass audio. Not sure what is wrong with it. $1300 for the working unit/$1600 for both. Plus shipping.

Location: Reno NV

Contact: Jerry Evans  | 7758848000 |

Pair Texar Audio Prisms

Used, were working when removed from service, approx 2015. $500 for the pair plus $40 shipping or pick up here. SN's 348 and 349. Text me, don't call, I do not answer unknown numbers; I will call you back.

Location: Jacksonville IL

Contact: Gary Glaenzer  | 217-370-7257|



AudioArts Lightning 12 Channel Console

Like new 12 channel audio arts console, it combines the best in a standalone console with the latest in modern conveniences such as USB and Bluetooth® connectivity.
Lightning is a 12 channel tabletop configuration and has a modular design with four channel input panels, and a Master/Monitor panel with linear faders for headphone and control room level control. All faders are conductive plastic and all switches are LED illuminated. Input channels have A/B source selection, with balanced line in for the A source and trimmable -10 to +4 line in on B. Standard features include four stereo program buses, two auto mix-minuses for call-ins, four mic preamps with variable gain trim and switchable +48V phantom power, plus built-in headphone jack and CUE speaker amplifiers. Additional four channel mic preamp cards can be fitted if needed.

Asking $4800. Sells new for $7000

Location: Charlotte, NC

Contact: Mike Fitzgerald | 323-362-2395

Howe 7000 Console

Howe Audio Productions series 7000 mixer

Location: Pownal, VT

Contact: Amy Moore

BMX Consoles

Cleaning out storage. Just taken out of service.
2 AMX-26
Plus Spare parts. All 5 for $500. Pick up only.

Location: Columbia South Carolina

Contact: Alex Snipe 803-609-5299


1-5/8 EIA 90 degree elbows

I have 2, $50 each plus shipping.

Location: Maricopa, AZ

Contact: Dennis Gilliam  16027100803   |

Sage 3644

A Sage Digital endec, Model 3644. Easy setup for EAS alerts. This device DOES have the September 2019 update (the $350 one). Comes with power supply and paperwork.

Condition: Very Good  Price: $1800 with Free shipping stateside

Location: Rockcastle, KY

Contact: Daniel Skrha 6063084394 |

Tunwall Radio TRC-2 Switch Controller

Tunwall TRC-2 dual switch controller controls 2 coax switches, 3 transmitters and two antennas. Unused with manual.

Location: Lawrence, KS

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

AM Isocoupler

Kintronics AM Isocoupler unit - bought new last year, used about 2 months and had to move to another tower. Bought for AM 870 and FM 107.7. Rated at 1.5kw AM power, Type N connections for the FM pass.

Location: Taylorville, IL

Contact: Randy Miller  (217) 824-3395   |

190' Magnum guyed tower

KPTZ is moving and our 190' (195' w/lightning rod) guyed tower won't fit at our new site. This Magnum Towers solid rod leg tower is 10 years old and in excellent condition. We have the stamped engineering drawings available. The tower was designed for a 2 bay directional FM antenna at 170' and a 2' solid microwave dish at 30'. There is lots of spare capacity in this tower.

We will have the tower professionally disassembled at its current location ready for shipping.

The original pre-steel tariff price was $11,000. We are looking for $5,000 obo.

Location: Port Townsend, WA

Contact: Bill Putney 510-301-7666  |

Scala.Kathren Antenna/Radiowaves Antenna/Aerovox Caps/Ampex AM-10 VU meter.

  • Aerovox Type 1960 & 1994 Caps.
    A new with a tattered box, Type 1960 .0039 Mfd capacitor @ 8000 P-P and a used Type 1994 .022 Mfd @ 7000 P-P . Both check correct capacitance, bought several years ago when a station went out of business.
    Make an offer.
  • Ampex AM-10 / 4010098-01 2 VU panel. 
    A used Ampex VU meter panel , Has been tested and metering are in calibration The condition is good, no scratches on meters and very minor on front SS panel. Cad plating on chassis shows some discoloration. $250.00 plus shipping.
  • Scala/Kathren CL-FM/FCM/50n 88-108 MHz Antenna.
    A nice Broadband 88 to 108 MHz Log-Peridoic antenna, center mount horizontal pol. 7dBd gain 500 Watt "N" connector for sale. It was used for demo when we were selling transportable FM stations. Price $1000.00 plus shipping.
  • 1.2M/4 Ft 5.25-5.85 GHz Antenna.
    A new Radiowaves SPD4-5.2 Dual-Polarized 5.25-5.85 GHz 4 ft antenna with Radome. 35 db gain with all mounting brackets, Local pickup or truck freight. $1300.00 plus freight

Location: Smithville, MO

Contact: Tom Schulze  8165064151

Henry Matchbox II

Four Matchboxes. All 4 are in like in brand new condition. No scuffs or blemishes. I have two original boxes, two came in. Only one Matchbox was in service for a very short While. Three are brand new, never in service. Make an offer. Multiples or all 4, taking in account shipping charges.

Location: Visalia, CA

Contact: Marvin Sawyer  559-280-8302

3-phase Power Transformer

This was a Peter W. Dahl custom transformer for an 10 kW transmitter. Very good condition and ready for a new home. Pick up only. Sold as is. It weighs a lot!

Location: Ridgecrest, CA

Contact: John Perrige    760-382-8181

4CV1000000-C Tubes

Available are 2 each new and 2 each rebuilt 4CV100000-C tubes from an Alaska shortwave transmitter project that never went on the air. Tubes are individually boxed and weigh in at about 110 pounds each. Serial numbers are available. 100% of proceeds go to a 501(c)3 organization. Local pick-up preferred but will ship if paid in advance. PDF data available. Asking price: Best offer we can't refuse!

Location: Santa Barbara, CA

Contact: Chris Hill    8055884560 

Arrakis Studio Furniture

Studio Furniture set, Arrakis, standup L-configuration, with pod, pretty blue color with wood accents, never used, from about 2006. Rescued from a building which was suddenly acquired and demolished before the station could start construction. Pictures available. Currently in storage, will require moving van. $3500 OBO

Location: Ashkum, IL

Contact: Art Reis      708-337-7377  


Currently on 98.5  Used in service at full power from 2012-2018. Removed working due to relocation of transmitter to new facility. Rated for 70kW.

Heavy Item $900 Local pickup only! You will need help moving, it is really heavy.

Location: Denver CO

Contact: Skyler Fennerll       3036194789

Used Rotron Centrimax blower

Bench tested over an hour, no problems. 220 volt. Some corrosion. $200 plus shipping.

Location: Houston area

Contact: Paul Easter       832-523-1185

Large assortment of various RF 'plumbing' parts in 7/8, 1-5/8, 3-1/8 sizes.

RF 'plumbing' parts in 7/8 1-5/8, and 3-1/8 sizes. Flanges, elbows, connectors. Too numerous to list. Email me for full list.

Location: Jacksonville IL

Contact: Gary Glaenzer 217-370-7257

Two available: Altronic Research Inc. 25 KW Air Cooled Dummy Loads

2 each Altronic Research Inc. 25 KW 50 Ohm 3-1/8" Air Cooled Dummy Loads. Resistance measures 49.9 Ohms with a Fluke meter. Blowers operate properly. These come from a recently decommissioned site. They were both working without issue prior to removal about 2 months ago.

Asking $2500.00 each plus shipping. Free pickup in the Los Angeles area. Please contact me with any questions.

Location: Los Angeles area

Contact: Burt Weiner 818-409-0185

4-Port, 3-1/8" Dielectric transfer switch

For Sale: 1 each 4-Port 3-1/8" transfer switch. This is one of the Dielectric green colored motorized switches. I believe it is a 50,000 series. I have no way of testing it, but it was in good working condition prior to being removed from service about 2 months ago.

Price: $1000 plus shipping.

Location: Los Angeles area

Contact: Burt Weiner 818-409-0185

Studio Headphone Amplifier System - RDL 4 Position System

Unused and in unopened boxs. Studio Headphone Amplifier System - RDL 4 Position Modular System consisting of Qty-4 RU-SH1 Headphone Amplifiers, Qty-4 RU-BR1 Mounting Bracket, Qty-1 PS-24V2A Power Supply, Qty-1 ST-PD5 Power Supply Distributor. Does not include interconnecting wiring. $195 plus shipping cost for all items sold together.

Location: Cathedral City, CA

Contact: Steve Moreen       619-347-4306


Potomac AM-19 DA Monitors / Inovonics 530 Mod Monitor

One 2-tower analog unit, missing covers. One digital 3-tower unit, appears complete. Selling both as operating condition unknown for $250 + shipping.

Innovonics model 530 FM modulation monitor. Works fine. $600 + shipping.

Location: Maricopa, AZ

Contact: Dennis Gilliam  16027100803   |

3 - Panasonic 9 inch Video Monitors

Panasonic BT-S901y, used FREE for shipping

Location: Algonquin, IL

Contact: Larry Miglore        847 458-7455


Hitachi Comark 16 kW UHF TV transmitter

Hitachi Comark Parallax 16 KW UHF TV transmitter, liquid cooled. This transmitter was lightly used for only one year during the FCC Repack process as an Interim transmitter. Price new was over $700K. Will take reasonable offers.

Location: California

Contact: Tom Driggers  707-529-7755  |

BW TX1000 1 kW FM

1 kW FM transmitter from Broadcast Warehouse. Efficient, solid-state, and frequency agile. Good condition. $4,900 plus shipping. (Driving to New England the last week of May. Can meet or deliver along I-95.)

Location: Cape Coral, FL

Contact: Dennis Jackson  203-216-3156

Jones Model J316 FM Translator

Jones J 316 translator, looks to be in pretty good shape, will check out and get
more details if somebody needs one. It's a 10-watt unit, input in the educational
band and outputs on 103.9 I think. Thinking $250 or so,shipping subject to negotiation.
Will sell only to FCC license holder.

Location: Marietta, OH

Contact: Ralph Metheny 740 374 8637

BW Broadcast 50 Watt V2 transmitter

Purchased new in 2014. Used for LPFM main transmitter. Station went dark 2019. Very good condition. Has built-in audio processor. Power agile 5-50 watts. Tunable to any FM frequency. Asking $2000.00 or best offer. Shipping and handling $50.00 firm. Currently in storage. This is a sweet little transmitter. I also have a NIB Dominator FM antenna on 98.1, never used. Re-tunable. Make offer. Shipping extra. 100 feet used transmission line. Make offer. Shipping extra. Will sell all or any. Seller 501c3 non-profit. Please contact by e-mail or leave message.

Location: Dothan, AL

Contact: Tom Smith  334-798-0616 

ITA FM 5000C 5-10 kW FM Transmitter

Used ITA FM 5000C FM transmitter for sale. Was in service until station upgraded license. Comes complete with spare service parts and manual. Not sure of date of manufacture. Oldie but a goodie. Transmitter only. Pick up only. $250. Needs some clean up and a couple restores replaced. Have the parts that are included. Can transmit up to 10KW with the right transformer. 3 Phase power needed to operate. Is tuned to 102.7. Have pictures if interested.

Location: Ridgecrest, CA

Contact: John Perrige    760-382-8181

Nautel 5kw FM Transmitter

Nautel 5kw FM Transmitter. Solid state circa approx. 2002. Excellent condition- removed from service 2 years ago. Currently at 92.1 FM. 3 phase $5500

Location: Reno, NV

Contact: Jerry Evans   775-884-8000

Harris Z10CD Transmitter

Harris Z10CD with exciter. Perfect working condition, was on air at full power when replaced by new Gates Air unit. Unit comes with many spare parts. Transmitter is currently tuned to 107.9 and was the KUZZ main transmitter. Unit is set up for 208 3-phase power. Asking price is $12k FOB.

Location: Bakersfield, CA

Contact: Lloyd Moss  |     661-496-7952 |

816R Continental Transmitter

816R Continental Transmitter $500. Working when taken out of service.

Location: Columbia South Carolina

Contact: Alex Snipe |     803-609-5299 |

2 CCA Transmitters FM20G and FM12000 GZ

Project cancelled, clearing out storage. CCA Transmitters FM20G $1500 with exciter (excellent condition). FM12000GZ $1500 with exciter Very low hours, used as backup (excellent condition). Both 3 phase. Tuned to 89. Need to sell.

Location: Columbia South Carolina

Contact: Alex Snipe |     803-609-5299 |

Bauer model 702B 1.5 kw FM transmitter presently on 104.1 MHz

Working when removed from service. No exciter but only needs 10 watts for full power. Both known good 4CX250 driver and 5CX1500B final come with the rig.

Transmitter can operate at 2.5 kw and we have the 2.5 KW high voltage Transformer required.

Both the transmitter and the extra transformer are at ground level in upper eastern New York State. Easy to load and drive away.

Have full manual and schematics.

Location: Eastern New York

Contact: Buc Fitch |

Several analog RPU and STL transmitters / receivers

I have VHF Marti RPU transmitters and receivers available in addition to 900MHz PCL-606 STL links. Please contact me for more information.

Marti SR-30 Receiver - VHF
Marti SRPT-30 Transmitter - VHF
Moseley PCL-606 STL Link

There is much more in storage that I will be looking through, only analog old stuff, no digital.

Location: Denver, CO USA

Contact: Skyler Fennell |     303-619-4789 |

CCA FM12000

Currently tuned to 95.7 FM. This is for parts only as many components need replacing for it to make full power. Please contact David W. Wolfe or Mark Richardson at K-Best Media 432 267-6391 or

Location: Big Spring, Texas

Contact: David Wolfe 432-267-6391

Harris HPX 20 HD FM Transmitter

11 years old comes with HD HEI 200 and HDE 200

$12500 you arrange pick up or shipping from Transmitter site on Cheyenne Mountain.

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Contact: William Sutton |     719-619-6100 |

FM solid state frequency agile transmitter

BE FMi-1405. FM, HD. Like new, Good price.

Location: Mexico

Contact: Francisco Malpica |     +52-229-915-3697 |

Broadcast Electronics AM-1A

BE AM-1A  includes Matching Unit.  Prod Year: 2016
Current Freq: 1240 kHz   Power: 5W - 1.1kW   Condition: Used - Like New
Price: $8000 plus Shipping

Location: Chattanooga, TN

Contact: Michael Lisowski |     910-330-5203 |

Ohmite dual 10kohm rheostat - FM-20 screen adjust.

This is a spare (new & unused), still in bubble wrap. Ohmite part number L-10000-F2-T2. It is the screen supply adjustment from a harris FM-20 transmitter. If you can use it, send me what it's worth to you + shipping.

Location: Minot, ND

Contact: Dave Dunsmoor | 701-721-4573 |


BE FM-10B transmitter in fair condition removed from service in July, 2020. Tuned at 101.1 and modified to output 3kW. Contact for details.

Location: Santa Fe, NM

Contact: William Floyd 505-428-1491

Armstrong X-1000B

Armstrong 1000-B MNFR Date: 4/18/2013 Power Out Put: 1KW (rated), 1,200 (capable) Frequency Range: 530kHz to 1700kHz Last used: 2016 Condition: Excellent Cost: $7000

Location: Chattanooga, TN

Contact: Michael Lisowski    910-330-5203

Nautel ND10

Nautel ND10 on 1380 kHz. is C-Quam AM stereo equipped. Transmitter delivered in 1998. Well cared for and comes with all documentation and manual. Operated and stored in air conditioned facility. Transmitter removed from service 3 years ago due to grant of a FM license. Transmitter is available for $15,250. Pictures are available upon request.

Location: Laredo, Texas

Contact: Bruce Miller Earle    512-412-1000 

Gates 5

Gates 5 on 1330 kW. 220 vac 3 phase. Date of manufacture 3/6/01. Transmitter housed in air conditioned facility. Removed from service 3 years ago due to FM license grant. The box is clean and comes with full documentation and manuals. Available for immediate delivery for $11,500. Pictures and videos operating at 5 kw available.

Location: Laredo, Texas

Contact: Bruce Miller Earle    512-412-1000 

HT 25CD, 25Kw HARRIS FM with exciter.

In top condition.Ready to ship.Call for price.

Location: Texas

Contact: Robert Malany     1-321-960-4001

Nautel J1000 Jazz AM Transmitter 1000W

Including original rack and power transcient protection, on your frequency, $6,500 including shipping in continental United States.

Location: El Paso, Texas

Contact: Monir Saad

915-351-0500 9/7/20

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Want to Buy:

Inovonics 264 Audio Leveler

This is a quad audio leveler. I would like one working or not. I will pay $200.

Location: Yakima, WA

Contact: Bryan Hubert  2062767487 |

KeyCart Stereo Cart machine manual/schematic

Need help with the manual and schematic for a Key/Cart Stereo Broadcast Cartridge Machine, model 1000, play/record. The machine was made in the UK by Keydial Limited, Guildford, Surrey, UK.

Or is there a Key/Cart machine out there that someone doesn't want? Thanks!

Location: Texas

Contact: Bart Kennedy  915 772-1211 |

Sine Systems relay panel

KCGS radio needs an additional RP-8 panel to expand their Sine Sync system for their AM station

Location: Marshall, AR

Contact: Sam Patton 

Recorder Couplers

Looking for old WE or Elgin auto answer recorder couplers KS-19522.

Location: Houston, TX

Contact: John Hutson  832-942-4468  | 

RF Switch with N Connectors

I need a double pole-double throw rf switch for a client. Needs to switch between two 500 watt FM TXs into and antenna or dummy load. Manual switch is fine. Prefer N type connectors.

Location: Southern KY

Contact: Barry Milliams   12708434222|  |


Looking to purchase a Broadcast Electronics VPE (Vector Power Enhancement), used to improve transmitter efficiency and provide increased output for elevated HD Radio sideband power levels.

Location: Texas

Contact: John Lackness  813-462-8912

PRE TomCat operator/service manuals

Looking for any operating and service manuals of the old PR&E Tomcat series cart recorder and reproducers. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Location: Minnesota

Contact: Gene Zalabski  763-784-3831|  |

Multibay CP antenna on 104.9

We just lost an antenna during the Texas ice storm. If you have a multibay CP antenna on or near 104.9, please let us know ASAP.

Location: El Dorado, Texas

Contact: Danny Ray Boyer | 214-870-3703 |

Vaneuard-I or Vanguard-II

I know, I'm a masochist, but when correctly tuned, the Vanguards were some of the best sounding rigs Gates ever made. I'm prefer a Vanguard-I (the one that looks like a front-loading washing machine), but either will do. Should be fairly intact electrically, physical wear unimportant. Have trailer and underworked high schooler, transport no problem.

Location: Within 300 miles of Denver

Contact: Mark Long | (719) 334-3207 |

Lighting choke

I am looking for a 3 wire lighting choke for AM tower. Must be rated at 20 amps or greater.

Contact: Conrad Kimbrough | 336-504-9634 |


In search of any items such as equipment, cart shelves, desks/furniture, logos/mic flag, even the chicken suit from the original 110 Healy Ave, Clearfield, PA location of WCPA/WQYX.

Contact: Wyatt Bloom | 240-360-1365 |

MacKenzie Repeater Cart Deck

I'm looking for technical data on the MacKenzie Repeater tape decks. These were originally used by Disney and later adapted to Broadcast. I have some machines, but need manuals and schematics to complete restorations.

Contact: Bill Glenn | 509-528-4800 |

3 dB hybrid; 3 inch EIA in and out

To combine two (2) Z-16 10 kW FM transmitters together.

Location: WPOZ, Orlando

Contact: Jim Hoge | 407-869-8000 |

Orban OPTIMOD-FM XT2 6-Band Limiter, also Texar Prisms with Phase Rotator option (Post s/n 500)

Looking for the above in alive or dead condition. I am located in Europe but have a Florida shippping address and can arrange courier collection. WhatsApp / Viber: +357 97 869349 or e-mail below.

Location: Cyprus

Contact: David Shapiro | +357 97 869349 |

Auditronics 2500 Broadcast Console Manual

Looking for an Auditronics 2500 Broadcast Console Manual for our old production board. It is still somewhat working but would like to fix some of the minor issues with it. Thank you, John

Location: Jacksonville, FL

Contact: John Campanale | 904-477-2918 |

RCA RT-7 Cart Machine Manual w/schematics

Looking for an RCA RT-7 broadcast cart machine service manual, with the record amplifier, to restore one of these classic machines. Looking for a link to a web site which has one, (have not found it yet), an actual manual, or a good copy which can be read.

Location: Link on web, or buy actual manual/copy

Contact: Frederick Vobbe | 419-228-8835 |

Continental 317-C2 Power Supply Variac

Continental 317-C2 Power Supply / Variac. Looking for parts for this beautiful 50Kw AM transmitter that we would like very much to keep running for 40 more years. Yes sir. We are just but a couple parts away. Hope any of you can help. Thank you.

Location: Miami

Contact: Rudy Rivas



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