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What is this.

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Any idea what this is?.
I know the bottom right black part is a tuner but what the rest is all about ?????????????????????????????
The other bits are a transceiver a burner and a psu i think but what is it put together for and the top part copper and glass tube thing.
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Plug it in, you might find out then!
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Not got it yet.
Only bought it for the ATU but would love to know what it was for.
It's the glass tube in the lid 2 wires going to some braid wrapped round it.???????????????
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I was going to bid on this myself mainly for the mfj tuner but forgot about it.
Did you get it and figure out what it was used for (I think the listing mentioned possible Alien contact device LOL) and what the glass tube was , I was curious myself.
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Looking at the way the radio is not that accessible, I think its all about the discharge tube - making pretty patterns in response to twiddling the matching.
Its probably labelled as a UFO communicator or ghost communicator
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malkyron wrote: 21 Nov 2020, 12:06 I was going to bid on this myself mainly for the mfj tuner but forgot about it.
Did you get it and figure out what it was used for (I think the listing mentioned possible Alien contact device LOL) and what the glass tube was , I was curious myself.
Yes i only bought it for the tuner.
After getting it i still have no idea what it was built for.
The psu in it is 70amp rack-mount type i call them but this one is very well made and voltage is very stable.
The uniden radio transmits on unknown frequency's but it stops my sds200e scanner on a frequency used by Stena shipping.
As to the glass tube with the copper backing ???????????????.
Actually the copper came in handy today for soldiering together and making a earthing strap.
Whoever made it spent a lot of time doing it as it took me a good hour to dismantle it and i didn't undo all the screws with my pry bar.
You never know the original owner might see this post one day and put us right.
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