Broadcast Equipment

Random Voice of America Continental 420 Transmitter Meters
(MTR) KX24-AST
Random Voice of America Continental 420 transmitter meters. Sold as-is. Our choice. ACV, DCV, DCKV. Broken glass, movement unknown. 4-1/4" x 4-1/4" face. 5" deep.
$25 each
Westinghouse Meter
0 - 75 DC amps
(MTR) KX-24-75
Westinghouse meter. 0 - 75 DC amps. FS = 50mV. Must use shunt. 4-1/4" x 4-1/4" face. 5" behind. Spare for Continental 420.
$125 each
Westinghouse Meter
0 - 100%
(MTR) KX-24-100
Westinghouse meter. 0 - 100%. FS = 50mV. 4-1/4" x 4-1/4" face. 5" behind panel. Spare for Continental 420.
$150 each
Westinghouse Meter
0 - 150 DC amps
(MTR) KX-24-150
Westinghouse meter. 0 - 150 DC amps. FS = 50mV. Requires shunt. 4-1/4" x 4-1/4" face. 5" behind panel. Spare for Continental 420.
$125 each
Meter
0 - 10 kv
(MTR) 103111FAFA7YFD
Yokogawa ammeter. 0 - 10 kv. FS = 1 mADC. 4-1/4" x 4-1/4" x 5" behind panel depth. Used, removed from Continental 420.
$125 each
Plate Transformer
464v c.t. @ 3.5 amps
(TP) CE04-09-01
Continental Electric plate transformer. Used spare for Continental 420. 15 kv test. 60 Hz. Thermador P/N: CS6210. CE P/N: T13G.
  • Primary: 207, 218, 230, 242, 253v @ 60 Hz
  • Secondary: 464v c.t. @ 3.5 amps
  • Dimensions: 9-1/4" x 10-1/2" x 13"H
$375 each
Current Transformer
150/5 amp Ratio / 15kv Test / 95kv Impulse Test
(TM) CE09-03-02
Westinghouse current transformer for Continental 420. 150/5 amp ratio, 15kv test, 95kv impulse test. 25 - 60 Hz. 12" x 24". Used, checked. CE P/N: T16FTNF. Westinghouse P/N: CT-15.
$450 each
Filament Transformer
6.3v @ 40 amps
(TP) CE09-07-02
Continental Electronics filament transformer for Continental 420. Thermador P/N: CS9097. 15,000v test. T1T, T4T. Used, checked.
  • Primary: 230v @ 50/60 Hz (216, 224, 236, 242)
  • Secondary: 6.3v @ 40 amps
  • Dimensions: 5-1/4" x 6-1/4" x 7-1/2"H overall
$125 each
Filament Transformer
12v (13.55v DC) @ 240 amps
(TP) CE06-07-01
Continental Electronics filament transformer. Used. Spare for Continental 420. General Electric P/N: 96G263. CE P/N: T1B, T2B (on schematic).
  • Primary: 208 - 230v @ 2.9kva
  • Secondary: 12v (13.55v DC) @ 240 amps
  • Dimensions: 10" x 9-1/2" x 14"H overall
$850 each
Plate Transformer
1210v c.t. @ 3 amps
(TP) CE03-08-02
Continental Electronics plate transformer. 15,000v test. Used. Spare for Continental 420. Thermador P/N: CS6209. T12G in CE schematic.
  • Primary: 207, 218, 230, 242, 255v
  • Secondary: 1210v c.t. @ 3 amps
  • Dimensions: 9-1/4" x 10-1/4" x 10-1/4"H
$950 each
Filament Transformer
18.4v c.t. @ 326 amps
(TP) CE09-05-01
Continental Electronics filament transformer. 6 kva. General Electric, CEM-T1A. CE P/N: AX3397.
  • Primary: 208 / 240v @ 60 Hz
  • Secondary: 18.4v c.t. @ 326 amps
  • Dimensions: 9-1/2" x 13-1/2" x 14-1/2"H overall
$1,375
Filament Transformer
18.4v c.t. @ 320 amps
(TP) CE13-08-01
General Electric for Continental Electronics filament transformer. 6 kva. Spare for Continental 420. GE P/N: 950651. CE P/N: T1C, T2C, T3C, T4C on schematic. Used.
  • Primary: 208 / 230v
  • Secondary: 18.4v c.t. @ 320 amps
  • Dimensions: 13" x 9-1/2" x 14-1/2"H overall
$1,375 each - $1,200 (2+)
Smoothing Filter Reactor
5 Hy @ 1.6 amps DC
(CPW) CE04-09-03
Continental Electronics smoothing filter reactor. 5 Hy @ 1.6 amps DC. (Physically measures 12 - 13 Hy but less at full current like a swinging choke). 24 ohms DCR. 10 kv test. Spare part on Continental 420. Measures 9-1/4" x 10-1/4" x 10"H overall. Thermador P/N: CS15213. L1G in CE transmitter schematic.
$850 each
Smoothing Filter Reactor
10 Hy @ 1.6 amps DC
(CPW) CE12-07-07
Continental Electronics smoothing filter reactor. 10 Hy (measures 14 Hy). @ 1.6 amps DC. DCR = 21 ohms. 15,000v test. Spare part on Continental 420. Measures 9-1/4" x 13" x 10"H overall. Thermador P/N: CS15211. L1H, L2H in CE schematic. Used.
$875 each
Smoothing Filter Reactor
0.5 Hy @ 2.5 amps DC
(CPW) CE05-09-01
Continental Electronics smoothing filter reactor. 0.5 Hy @ 2.5 amps DC. (Physically measures 1.7 Hy). 4 ohms DCR. 15kv test. Spare part on Continental 420. Thermador P/N: CS15214. L2G, L3G in CE schematic.
$157 each
Plate Transformer
2500v / 2255v @ 1.6 amps
(TP) CE06-07-02
Continental Electronics plate transformer. 4.1 kva, 15 kv test. Thermador P/N: CS6243. CE P/N: T11H, T12H, T13H.
  • Primary: 219, 230, 240v @ 60 Hz
  • Secondary: 2500 / 2255v @ 1.6 amps
  • Dimensions: 14-3/4" x 11" x 15"H overall
$1,350 each - $1,200 (2+)
Plate Transformer
2960v c.t. @ 1 amp
(TP) CE12-07-02
Continental Electronics plate transformer. 7500v test. Spare for Continental 420. Thermador P/N: CS6208. T14H on CE schematic.
  • Primary: 228, 240, 252v @ 50-60 Hz
  • Secondary: 2960v c.t. @ 1 amp
  • Dimensions: 9-1/2" x 11" x 10"H
$950 each
Plate Transformer
1125 / 2250v c.t. @ 1.6 amp
(TP) CE03-08-01
Continental Electronics plate transformer. 15 kv test. Spare for Continental 420. Used. Thermador P/N: CS6211. T11G on CE schematic.
  • Primary: 230v @ 60 Hz
  • Secondary: 1125 / 2250v c.t. @ 1.6 amp
  • Dimensions: 9-1/4" x 12" x 11"H
$1,150 each
GEC Contactor
6600v @ 400 amps / 3 pole
(KO) CE12-07-01
Continental Electronics GEC contactor. 6600v @ 400 amps. 3 pole. Vacuum contactor, power vault. 13" x 13" x 11"H. Spare for Continental 420. Used.
$1,500
Modulation Transformer
(TA) AX3398
Continental Electronics modulation transformer. No specs. Measures: 9-1/4" x 9-1/2" x 13"H. Spare for Continental 420. CE P/N: CE-10-07-01. L12A on schematic notation. Used.
$1,800 each
Input Transformer
(TA) AX3397
ADC First Audio input transformer. Spare for Continental 420. Vintage, very old. 2-5/8" x 3-3/8" x 3-1/2"H.
$85 each
Modified HR8 Plate Capacitor for 4-1000A
(TUA) HR8-420
Modified HR8 plate capacitor for 4-1000A. Parasitic choke and plate capacitor for Continental 420 transmitter.
$75 each
Thyrite Disc Pile Arrestor
(RMO) K-6863558
General Electric thyrite disc pile arrestor for Continental 420. 6"D x 3/4"H. Continental P/N: CE12-02-07. CE M-PR1B, PR2B on schematic.
$75 each
Circuit Breaker
3 Pole / 20 amp / 250v
(CBK) 8E4925
Westinghouse circuit breaker. 3 pole, 20 amp, 250v. 4-1/8" x 4" x 9-1/2"L. Spare for Continental 420.
$75 each
Circuit Breaker
3 Pole / 550 amp
(CBK) CE02-05-01
Westinghouse circuit breaker. 3 pole, 550 amp. 8-1/4" x 5-1/2"H x 22"L. New, old stock for Continental 420.
$875
Circuit Breaker
3 Pole / 35 amp / 600v AC
(CBK) F3040
Westinghouse circuit breaker. 3 pole, 35 amp, 600v AC. 4-1/8"W x 4"H x 9-1/2"L. Used. Spare for Continental 420.
$125 each
Optimod-HF Audio Processor
(EQP) 9105A
Orban Optimod-HF audio processor. Unknown condition. Keyswitch removed. Surplus from VOA. 19" rack x 7"H x 12" deep. 2 available. Both seem identical.
$3,975 each
Time Overcurrent Relay
(KO) 121AC55AIA
General Electric time overcurrent relay. Vintage spare for Continental 420. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2"H x 8" deep. Condition unknown. Glass cover broken. Sold as-is.
$75 each
Gear Motor
115v AC / 1/15 HP
(MOT) CE10-05-01
Gear motor. 115v AC, 1/15 HP. Dual 5/8" shaft (each side). Used. Vintage spare parts for Continental 420. Requires 5µF capacitor. Continental P/N: MC3C, MC4C.
$75 each
Angle Gear Motor
115v AC / 1/15 HP
(MOT) NC1-34RHL
Bodine angle gear motor. 115v AC, 1/15 HP. Single 5/8" x 1-1/2"L shaft. Spares for Continental 420 Transmitter.
$63 each
Servo Amplifier Bronze Bushing
(SHW) CE03-05-05
Continental 420A servo amplifier bronze bushing. 5/16" bore. CEM-MC1E-001, MC2E-001.
$25 each
Bronze Gear
(SHW) CE01-05-04
Bronze gear, 100 teeth, 12 Diametral Pitch. 8.333"D, 3/4" bore, 1.94"D hub For "L" unit tuning drive. Boston Gear pn GB-1055. Continental P/N: B-226-65.
$195 each
Left Hand Reducer Clutch
(SHW) TW113A-300-DM5
Boston Gear left hand reducer clutch. 1750 input RPM, 0.12 HP input, 280 lb / in output torque. 1-3/4" center distance. 1/2" x 5/8" shafts. Spare part for Continental 420. P/Ns: DIP-003, CE06-01-02.
$735 each
1/2" Tape Drive Capstan
(SHW) 16760730-002
Sypris Technologies 1/2" tape drive capstan for sound recording / reproducing equipment. 3-1/2" outside diameter pulley, 0.365"D x 1.12"L spindle shaft. Double bearing assembly. Aluminum and stainless. Mfg: Spencer Industries. D/C: 1990. NSN: 5835-00-941-4954.
$195 each
1" - 30" Diaphragm Control
24v / 9 amps / 20 watts
(SWX) PQ-3
Mercoid / Dwyer 1" - 30" diaphragm control. Ultra-sens. 24v, 9 amp, 20 watts, 1P1T. New in box. Spare part for Continental 420.
$750 each
Door Interlock Switch
(SWX) CE05-03-06
Continental 420 door interlock switch. SPST contact that is made when door closed. 1-13/16" mounting center. General Electric P/N: 7460330-G4.
$35 each
Beacon Flasher
(ELE) S-800BF120
Hughes & Phillips Inc. beacon flasher. Series 800 control. 120v AC. 4-3/4" x 4-3/4" x 3-1/2"H. Brand new in the box! Mfg. P/N: S-800BF
$175 each
Gates Radio Co. Vintage Interconnect Cable
(GAT) 927-8864-003
Gates Radio Company vintage interconnect cable. 15 gold pin connector head on one end, 14 gold pin connector head on other end. 17' 9.5" long, 1/4" diameter. Circa 1979.
$135 each
Gates Radio Co. Vintage Interconnect Cable
(GAT) 927-8864-002
Gates Radio Company vintage interconnect cable. 15 gold pin connector head on one end, 14 gold pin connector head on other end. 14' 10" long, 1/4" diameter. Circa 1979.
$125 each
Flash
Photo-Electric Control
(EQP) PEC504
Flash photo-electric control. 120 vac, 50/60 Hz. New!!
$350 each
"Gray" Broadcast Equalizer
(EQP) 602-C
"Gray" broadcast equalizer. Input Z= 4 positions (see pdf). Output Z= 150Ω. New old stock. Gates P/N: 723-0146-000.
$75 each
Microswitch Assembly
Push - Momentary
(GAT) 937-7705
Micro switch assembly. Push - momentary. White top or clear bottom. Activating a normally open SPST microswitch. Broad-caster green light / red light. Each paddle lit from beneath with lamps - 220v, 10 watt, threaded base. Gates P/N: 937-7705-001.
$119 each
"HARRIS" Metal Name Plate
(GAT) 646-0997
"Harris" metal name plate. Original transmitter issue. A real keepsake! 2 mounting pins (5-1/4" C-C) on back. 1-1/2" x 7-3/4"L. Harris P/N: 646-0997-000.
$99 each
Bearing Assembly
(SHW) 1304911
Bearing assembly. 1.5" square block. 4-1/4" overall length. Made in France for Broadcast industry.
$25 each
Magnecord Remote Control
(EQP) MAGNECORD
Magnecord remote control. New, old stock. 16 pin connector. Harris P/N: 730-1810-000.
$125 each
Equalizer Plug-In Module
(EQP) HAR0249-000
United Recording Electronics Industries equalizer plug-in module. Model 2109. New, unused. Gates / Harris P/N: 484-0249-000.
*** SOLD OUT ***
COXBOX Control Head
(EQP) COXHEAD
Cox Electronics COXBOX control head. Part of 700-0835-000.
$150 each
Interphone Station
(EQP) 4TA7A2
General Electric Interphone Station. For use in TV studio with G.E. cameras providing two-way communication between camera channel and other locations. New, unused. Includes manual. Gates P/N: 994-7404-001.
$45 each
Dual Satellite Controller
(EQP) DSC20
Broadcast Tools dual satellite controller. New, old stock.
$175
Tower Lighting Remote Monitor
(GAT) 994-5145
Tower lighting remote monitor. This is a simple current monitoring circuit that provides an adjustable output to almost any meter. Made for Gates / Harris Tower packages. Schematic included. Harris P/N: 994-5145-001.
$19.95 each
Gates Bstr Amp Module
(GAT) 900-0007-001
Gates Radio Company Crit. 1 Bstr amp module.
$25 each
Ground Hook
(EQP) HAR-938-4203
Broadcast Engineers "Ground Hook" for taking to ground potentially all of those nasty unknowns inside your transmitter. 5 foot long, 10 AWG insulated ground cable attached to a 11" long phenolic rod with a "J" hook. Made by Harris for distribution with broadcast transmitters.
$24 each
Peak Power Detector Module
(EQP) HAR992-3112
Harris peak power detector module. New, unused. Harris P/N: 992-3112-001.
$175 each
Lo Pass Filter
(EQP) HAR992-2856
Harris Lo pass filter. BFE10G. "BNC" female x "N" female.
$75 each
Harris Transmitter Monitor Cabinet
(HAR) 994-6738-002
Harris transmitter monitor cabinet. Includes power supply. New, old stock. 15" x 28" x 27"H.
$750
Vidicon Focus &
Deflection Coil
(EQP) 312213714S43
Vidicon focus and deflection coil......or is this a heater mechanism? 8 wires + 2 shielded cables. 2-3/8" O.D., 5" long, 1" I.D. Made for Harris.
$20 each
Output Level Module
(GAT) 992-4957-001
Gates / Harris output level module. Fuseholders and on / off switch not wired.
$95 each
Take Up Brake Assembly
(GAT) AG500/PR-10
Vintage Ampex Audio take up brake assembly. Ampex / Gates production stock. New, vintage surplus. Alt. P/N: 4030170-30.
$25 each
Turntable Selector Plate
(GAT) CB500/SP
Vintage Gates / Harris broadcast CB500 transcription turntable selector plate. 33 - 45 - 78; On / Off. This is NOT the CB-77 plate. Original production stock from Gates / Harris. Limited supply. 5-5/6" at widest point across x 3-11/16" tallest point across. 2" x 3/4" On / Off switch opening. Weighs 3 oz.
$25 each
Idler Arm Assembly
(GAT) IDLERARM
Vintage Gates / Harris Broadcast idler arm assembly for Transcription Turntable Models #CB-77 and CB-500. Post has slight oxidation on top due to age. Should not affect function. Production surplus. Limited supply.
$49 each
Brake Shock Relief Assembly
(GAT) 601/602
Vintage Ampex Audio brake shock relief assembly. Surplus Gates / Harris Broadcast production stock. Used in Ampex Models# 601-602 R2R equipment. New in original package. Ampex / AVC P/N: 4040160-10.
$15 each
Idler Arm Capstan Bushing
(GAT) AG350/BUSHING
Vintage Ampex Audio idler arm capstan bushing. Brass. 3/4" diameter head, 1/2" diameter bottom post (outside), 5/16" inside diameter. New, surplus production stock from Gates / Harris. Ampex / AVC P/N: 4200122-10. Gates / Harris P/N: 730-1204.
$15 each
352 Switch Rewind Pushbutton
(GAT) 120-014
Vintage Ampex 352 switch rewind pushbutton. A-H & H (Arrow-Hart & Hegeman) Electric for Ampex / AVC Division. 3/4 amp @ 125v DC, 1 amp @ 125v AC. SPST, NC. Found in Ampex Model 352 magnetic tape reproducer, among others. Gates / Harris P/N: 730-0108.
$15 each
Vintage Gates / Harris Plug-in Circuit Card
(GAT) 900-154
Vintage Gates / Harris plug-in circuit card. Playback, 150 Hz cue sensor for Criterion 80 tape machine. New stock from Quincy, IL.
$25 each
More Gates / Harris Equipment
*** All stock New / Unused ***
Part Number Description Gates / Harris P/N Price  
(EQP) HAR900-0196 Harris 1 KHz Cue Amp, 9p base, Cinch Plug,
2-1/4" x 2-1/2" x 3"H
900-0196-901 35.00 Add
(EQP) HAR992-2561 Gates Aural Amplifier 992-2561-001 195.00 Add
(EQP) HAR992-3284 Gates / Harris Preset I/O board 992-3284-001 25.00 Add
(EQP) HAR992-3435 Harris Mode Control Module PC Board 992-3435-001 95.00 Add
(EQP) HAR992-3801 Cue PC 8 KHz Module CC-3 with
3 relays E40-E1-Z4-V800
992-3801-001 125.00 Add
(EQP) HAR992-4054 Gates Circuit Board 992-4054-001 95.00 Add
 
Arrow Brand Staples
New surplus stock Arrow Brand steel staples, Made in USA, circa 1970.
Acquired from licensed distributor Fistell Electronics, Denver, CO. Sold as boxes of 1000, 1250 and 5000.
Please see descriptions below for details.
Part Number Pic Tacker Type Size (Inches) Description Package Qty Price $ (3+)  
(HWX) JT21-1/4 Pic JT21 1/4" Standard 5000 15.00 14.00 Add
(HWX) JT21-5/16 Pic JT21 5/16" Standard 5000 15.00 14.00 Add
(HWX) T18-3/8 Pic T18 3/8" Round Top 5000 25.00 24.00 Add
(HWX) T18-7/16 Pic T18 7/16" Round Crown 5000 25.00 24.00 Add
(HWX) T25-3/8B Pic T25 3/8" Beige Round Top 5000 20.00 19.00 Add
(HWX) T25-7/16B Pic T25 7/16" Beige Round Crown 5000 20.00 19.00 Add
(HWX) T25-9/16 Pic T25 9/16" Round Crown 5000 20.00 19.00 Add
(HWX) T25-9/32B Pic T25 9/32" Beige Round Top 5000 20.00 19.00 Add
(HWX) T37-1/2B Pic T37 1/2" Beige Round Crown 5000 25.00 24.00 Add
(HWX) T37-3/8 Pic T37 3/8" Round Crown 5000 25.00 24.00 Add
(HWX) T37-9/16 Pic T37 9/16" Round Crown 5000 25.00 24.00 Add
(HWX) T50-1/2 Pic T50 1/2" Standard 5000 25.00 24.00 Add
(HWX) T50-1/4 Pic T50 1/4" Standard 1250 9.00 8.00 Add
(HWX) T50-3/8 Pic T50 3/8" Standard 5000 25.00 24.00 Add
(HWX) T50-9/16 Pic T50 9/16" Standard 5000 25.00 24.00 Add
(HWX) T75-7/8 Pic T75 7/8" Standard 1000 15.00 - Add
(HWX) T75-9/16 Pic T75 9/16" Grip-Tite 1000 15.00 - Add