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This page lists some of the items currently for sale through ARNSW disposals. Any items not sold beforehand will be on display and available at our next Trash and Treasure event.

New items will be added to this page as they come in. It is advisable to check this page regularly, so as not to miss out on any bargains. Any equipment offered for disposal will have been bench/air tested, its general condition and any known faults will be mentioned. All equipment is from nonsmoking owners unless otherwise noted.

Transmitting equipment will only be sold to persons holding an appropriate Australian Licence. In the disposals process the Disposals Officer's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Due to the number of items reserved but never purchased a deposit is required to reserve equipment for collection. Minimum Deposit is $50 or the full sale price for items costing less than $50. Equipment is not considered sold until payment is made in full.

If you are interested in any of the equipment listed here, you can contact the Disposals Officer by email to and he will contact you. Please note, that we cannot accept offers by phone.

If you require assistance from ARNSW to sell any equipment, then please check out our estate and equipment purchase page. Full contact details for our office are listed Here.

Equipment currently being offered for sale

Yaesu FT920 HF 100W multimode transceiver.

This FT-920 is in excellent working order and good cosmetic condition,

Complete with manual, DC power cable and microphone. No options fitted.

Requires a 13.8V 25A power supply.

Price $625.

Icom IC 706 MKII HF to 2m transceiver.


  • 0.03-200 MHz Receive
  • Alpha memories
  • RIT
  • Preamp/ATT
  • VFO A/B
  • 1 Hz Display
  • IF Shift
  • Scanning
  • S/RF Meter
  • 100 Watts HF+6M
  • 20 Watts 2M
  • 100 Memories
  • All band Multimode
  • Removable head (with opt. cable)
  • Preamp/RF Atten.
  • Mini Spectrum Scope
  • Electronic Keyer
  • SSB Carrier Point

This IC706MKII  (NOT the G version) covers HF to 2m.

It is in good electrical condition and fully working. The cosmetic condition is fair with some scuff marks.

Complete with box manual, power cable and microphone.

Price $600.

Drake TR7 HF transceiver

The Drake TR-7 is a solid-state amateur band transceiver covering 160 through 10 meters. Modes include USB, LSB, CW, RTTY and AM. It provides receive coverage from 1.5 to 30 MHz without crystals or gaps. Superior receive performance is achieved by using 48 MHz IF Up Conversion approach.

This TR7 has been checked and is performing to specifications. It is in good cosmetic condition, complete with microphone and power cable.

Note the price in EBay etc. is normally $500 to 600 US Dollars

Price $500 FIRM


Drake MN7 antenna tuning unit

The Drake MN-7 is a precision instrument providing RF radiation control and measurement for your communication system. The MN-7 covers 160 through 10 meters. It matches antennas fed with coax or random wire. Balanced feed required a balun (not included)

This MN7 is in good condition and working.

Price $200

Kenwood TS-820 HF transceiver

The Kenwood TS-820 covers the non-WARC HF bands in CW/LSB/USB modes. It also receives WWV at 15 MHz. It has analog and digital displays. With multi-function meter.

The transceiver is fully working in fair cosmetic condition. Supplied with Power cord, microphone and manual.

Price $275.

Takeda-Riken (Advantest) TR4132 1000MHZ Spectrum analyser.

This spectrum analyser is intended for signal strength measurement thus dosplays the level in dBuV not dBm of volts.

Frequency Range: 100 kHz to 1000 MHz
Center Frequency Display: Units of 1 MHz, digital display by LED, Display Accuracy ±10 MHz
Scan width: By Dispersion/Div switch, 100 MHz/Div to 100 kHz/Div in 1-2-5 step and zero scan
Scan Linearity: Within ±5%
Tuning Mode: By Center Frequency Tuning and Presetting with semi-fixed resistor
Stability: Within 200 kHz/5 minutes or less
IF Bandwidth: 300 kHz, 100 kHz, 30 kHz, 10 kHz (3 dB)
Display on CRT: 10 dB/Div, 5 dB/Div, LINEAR switchable
Reference Level Display: Decimal 3 digits, 1 dB resolution
Input Level: Input terminal voltage display (dBµ),

In good condition and fully working.

Price $500.


240V Variac (variable auto transformer)

This is a 2.5A 0-250V variable transformer. It will allow the input voltage (nominally 240V MAINS SUPPLY)  to be varied from 0-100% of the input.

The transformer is new old stock, unused apart from testing it. Fitted with a fuse and ON-OFF power switch.

Price $100.

HP 432 microwave power meter with 478 sensor.

This power meters covers 0.01 to 10mW over the frequency range 10MHz to 10GHz.

In good condition and fully working.

The usual problem with older HP instruments is the meter scale starts to peel. This was the case with this meter. To prevent further damage the scale has been sprayed with lacquer to secure the scale to the backing plate.

While there is some minor damage to the legend of the scale but it is perfectly usable.

Price $150.

HP 3575 gain and Phase meter to 13MHz.

In good working order and good cosmetic condition with manual.

One minor fault it the amplitude/phase switch operating lever is loose but the switch still works.

Price $50