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Carl, I was trying to think of something
I don’t think a “present day” radio with
92 knobs on the front would be as strong.
It’s a shame really. This HQ-100 is in – what
would you say – poor to fair condition.
It would take a very good radio restoration
person to get it looking good and working.
I wish I knew how to do that, but I’m not that
I was going to chuck it, but now it’s serving
a purpose. It’s too bad it has to be this
The HQ-100 and it’s variations and the
HQ-110 and it’s various versions are more
economy radios – as opposed to the HQ-120,
HQ-145, and HQ-180, etc. The HQ-100 is
a genera; coverage receiver. The HQ-110 is
just for the ham bands. It seems that a
great many of the ‘100s and ‘110s are beat up
and have been slammed around.
Oh well. Another radio, another story.
P.S. Many of these fine Hammarlund
receivers have very nice analog clocks
on the front panel. A beautiful looking
touch. This Hammarlund HQ-100 has a
hole in the front where the clock should
be. Maybe somebody has the clock in
a wooden case somewhere in their