Vintage Drake TR7 HF Rig with PS7 Power Supply – Not Fully Working

From the estate of VE7DYR of Courtenay BC.

A Drake TR7 vintage HF transceiver and its matching PS7 power supply.  The rig is in very good cosmetic condition, and the power supply unit is fair.

The rig powers on and audio is responsive but the digital frequency readout does not light up and no signals can be heard on the HF bands.  PTT works and the rig goes into TX but no RF is generated.

I hesitated to mark this listing as “parts only” as it is possible that the rig could be returned to functional condition quite easily if you are familiar with 1970s Drake equipment.  I have no Drake experience but it seems likely that there may be a power supply issue or other minor problem that would put the nice old rig back into operational status.

This ad is meant to target Drake collectors or others with experience in these fantastic old rigs who might be interested in acquiring the rig and getting it going. 

Listing price is based on what “parts only” TR7s and PS7s sell for on another mainstream auction site.  Can I say “eBay” here?

The rig/PS are single owner units that were used for many years of HF enjoyment by VE7DYR.  As I noted, the cosmetic state of the rig is very good. 

Offers to the listing price will be considered, but it would be nice to keep the two units together.

Interac e-Transfer accepted, and questions welcome.  Would prefer local sale to prevent need of shipping.   Total weight of rig and PS is about 30 kg so shipping will not be cheap.

Thanks for looking and 73!

Kevin VE7ZD

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