Swap and Shop

Old Ham Gear for all!

   .Old Ham Gear for all!

Swap and Shop is a free service provided by the Westcoast Amateur Radio Association, and is for the non-commercial buying and selling of amateur radio & related equipment and accessories. Please email requests to Swap and Shop Web Editor, Faith VA7ANA at Contact Form

We will place them on the web, and announce them at the end of the regular WARA Monday net. Each listing will be posted for a minimum of four weeks, after which we MAY delete it. Please include your CALL SIGN, a current email address and/or a telephone number where people can contact you. Please contact us again once you have finished with your request.

As well, long time member and WARA supporter Rick Williams VE7TK, manages the HF Swap Net. Click here.

Donations would be appreciated towards the repair and maintenance of the Westcoast Amateur Radio repeater system and this site. Click here.


  • QRP gear for sale. Yaesu FT 817 with mic, battery tray, charger and NiCad battery TXCO xtal included. Manual and accessories. No extra filtering. $650.00
  • Tokyo Hy-Power HL-45B Amplifier 5 watts in 45 out with LDG Z817H Tuner. All cables and manuals. $450.00
  • Will sell everything with a decent grab and go bag that holds everything for $1000.00. Have pics.

Name: Don VE7FW
Email: dj3278 at telus dot net
Oct 19/17


  • DMX-HD 48 ft heavy duty Delhi tower in good condition with good quality mast bearing made by Create, 8 foot thick wall aluminum mast pipe (buyer must order about 50 nuts, bolts, and washers for tower as I am unable to locate, as well as the three concrete anchors).
  • Gin pole custom made for Delhi tower.
  • Cushcraft A3S 3 element Yagi antenna covering 10, 15 & 20 meters. Good condition.
  • Hygain T2X rotator in good condition with rotator cable

Package price:  $1500.00. Buyer must pick up in Port Alberni
Name: Wayne VE7CI
Ph: (250) 724-4464
Email: wonderraven at yahoo dot com
Oct 16/17


  • Yaesu HRI-200 WIRES-X interface. In-service for 2 months only. Includes all cables and original shipping carton.

Price: $130.00
Name: Grant VA7GH
Ph: (250) 816-1949
Email: va7gh at shaw dot ca
Oct 16/17


  • MG brand printed circuit board chemicals
    • ammonium persulphate etchant
    • developer
  • for MG chemicals 600 series of photo presensitized boards.
  • Also plastic tray for etching and developing

Name: Donn VA7DH
Email: radiodog4 at gmail dot com
Oct 14/17


  • Yaesu FTdx-9000MP. This is the 400 watt version of Yaesu’s flagship radio. Like new condition both cosmetically and electrically. U-tune units installed for 80, 40, 20 metres. Comes complete with speaker / power supply and remote unit. This is an excellent radio, bargain priced. Paid $10000.00 US.

Price: $5,500.00 CDN
Name: Gordon VE7ON
Email: ve7on at shaw dot ca
Oct 05/17


  • Shure Microphone (not the pre-amp model), don’t use it and would like to find a SM-8 desk mic. Could trade or sell this mic.

Name: James VE7HJ
Email: jamesjohnson2016 at outlook dot com
Sept 25/17


  • EQUIPMENT for Camp Bernard HAM Shack. Click here for equipment list.

Name: Ron VA7 RTB
Ph: (250) 664-7048
Email: ronbilinsky at shaw dot ca
Sept 14/17

FOR SALE (from the Estate of SK):

  • Sylvania ST Tube 45 NOS in box, tested, $50.00
  • Bencher Paddle $65.00
  • Signal Electric Brass Telegraph Key $35.00
  • Hammarlund HQ 129-X $80.00
  • Heathkit Mohican $75.00
  • Heathkit IT-27 Diode, Transistor checker $15.00
  • Heathkit ID-22 Electronic Switch $35.00
  • Equipment in Central Saanich

Name: Teresa McGuire
Ph: (250) 479-7668
Email: tsmcguire at shaw dot ca
Updated: Oct 06/17


  • 3x Cushcraft 2 m beam antennas 13 elements, $150.00 for all 3.

Name: Gill VE7GLT
Ph: (250) 208-9901
Email: ve7glt at shaw dot ca
Aug 28/17


Name: Karl VE7KFM
Email: ve7kfm at gmail dot com
Aug 29/17


  • Handheld transceiver.  Dual band preferred, VHF-only considered

Name: Nick VA7FH
Email: nfilpula at shaw dot ca
Ph: (250) 661-5602
Aug 24/17


  • Kenwood TS 590 used very little, $1100.00
  • Icom IC-2000H 50 W 2 metre rig excellent condition, $60.00
  • 48′ Delhi HD Tower, $400.00
  • All equipment with boxes and manuals

Name: Ray VA7EQ
Email: rayperreault1 at gmail dot com
updated Sept 05/17