Heathkit SB-221 Vintage Ham Radio Amplifier with Eimac 3-500Z Tubes (runs great)
This is a very nice Heathkit SB-221 amplifier. As you know, the SB-221 covers 80-15 meters (no 10 meters, sorry) and features quality construction.
This particular amp is in great condition. It does have a switch added to the front panel to toggle between "standby" and "operate".I don't know who did the modification and the reason for the octal sockets under the chassis, but it looks to be very well done. The switch matches the originals, and the workmanship in is evident. This was certainly no amateur hack-job. The amp also features a matched pair of Eimac 3-500Z tubes. On 40 meters (SSB) with 60 watts of drive, we measured over 1100 watts PEP. On CW keyed-down, we were getting 700+ watts out.
The amp's technical specs call for 2KW input on SSB and 1KW for CW, so this amp is running great! Please realize that this is a vintage piece of equipment, and unless specifically noted above, it has not been fully restored with new components. It will inevitably need maintenance, however it's impossible to know whether that will be next week or a few years down the road. Unless you are capable of doing this work yourself (or have access to someone who can), we suggest you revisit the idea of whether this is the right equipment for you. This item will be packaged using our InstaPak foam-in-bag system, ensuring the utmost protection!Bags filled with a chemical mixture expand around your item and harden to form a protective, yet forgiving, foam barrier. IMPORTANT: You will only receive what is photographed. If it is not shown in the photos, it is not included in the sale. This includes items such as original packaging, accessories, manuals, and so on. Speaking of manuals, it is strongly recommended that you thoroughly read it before attempting to operate the equipment. If a manual is not included in this sale, you should download one. We're here to help! The item "Heathkit SB-221 Vintage Ham Radio Amplifier with Eimac 3-500Z Tubes (runs great)" is in sale since Tuesday, August 4, 2020. This item is in the category "Consumer Electronics\Radio Communication\Ham, Amateur Radio\Ham Radio Amplifiers".
The seller is "hamandhifi" and is located in Sparks, Nevada. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.
- UPC: DoesNotApply
- Brand: Heathkit
- MPN: SB-221