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 using Contact Form . Please do not type your ad in all caps. Thank you.

We will place them on the web. 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.


  • Exam Book. RAC Study Guide for the Basic Exam (7th edition). Book in very good condition, no marks, c/w CD. Retail cost $49.00. Asking $20.00.


  • Ranger RCI 2950 mic, 6 pin … prefer OEM/Stock if possible with up/down buttons. Or, any 6 pin which is prewired to the Ranger series 10 m radios. Will sell the radio otherwise, no mic or power cord.

Name: David VE7LFA (Duncan, BC)
Email: dschertzer at shaw dot ca
updated Jun 24/19


  • Yaesu MH-34B4B Speaker Microphone. Looking for a speaker microphone that is compatible with a Yaesu FT-60R handheld transceiver.

Name: Roland VE7WAX
Email: roland.stacey at gmail dot com
Jun 7/19


  • Various HF equipment & large Ferrite ring cores for household appliances.

Name: Isaac VA7VAE
Email: isaacc at uvic dot ca
Jun 3/19


  • TYT MD-380 UHF handheld DMR radio, $100.00

Name: Dom VA7CRO
Email: dkapac at gmail dot com
updated Jun 25/19


  • HF Vertical such as the 4BTV or 5BTV & perhaps a HF2V Butternut. Preferably on the island, willing to drive to pick it up and must be in good condition.

Name: Glenn VA7UO
Ph: (778) 348-3765
May 31/19


  • I have a good collection of vacuum tubes, both receiving and transmitting, including Eimac VHF ceramics. Email me your needs, and I may be able to help. Both new and used are available, and are tested when I can.

Name: John VE7MTW
Email: ve7mtw36 at gmail dot com
Jun 6/19


  • Buddipole Deluxe Kit. Used only a few times in excellent condition. Paid $700.00 landed in Canada. Sell for $590.00. The Buddipole™ Deluxe Package includes everything you need for setting up an efficient portable antenna solution anywhere in the world in just a few minutes. The package includes the following custom components which all fit into the padded cordura nylon custom-carrying bag:
    • The Buddipole Antenna (9 bands, 2 – 40 m) with Versatec Choke balun and 25′ coaxial cable
    • Tripod – extendable legs and locking base
    • Portable Mast – extends to 9’ 6″ in height
    • Rotating Arm Kit – change configurations
    • Antenna System Bag – padded cordura nylon
    • Extra Telescopic Whip
    • 3 extra Coil Clips
    • Antenna operating manual

Name: Steave VA7UTC
Ph: (778) 869-4647
Email: pcwgr1 at gmail dot com
May 21/19


  • Yaesu FTM-10R Dual Band Mobile

Name: Gil VE7GLT
Ph: (250) 208-9901
May 14/19


  • Yaesu G-450 Antenna Rotor, Controller & 100 ft of heavy duty Rotor Cable. Never used, brand new, $400.00
  • Yaesu FT1000MP factory installed Roofing Filters. Excellent condition, $1125.00.

Name: David VA7DPF
Email: va7dpf at gmail dot com
updated Jun 10/19


  • DR435Mk111 Alinco UHF mobile, brand new, c/w mike, manual, power cord, mobile mounting bracket. $300.00 or swap for Yaesu FT7900/7800 or equivalent.
  • Kenwood TS480 Sat/Hx front panel assembly. This is the black front face of the 480 with the clear LCD screen, very easy to re and re. this one from a parts radio. May be much better then what you have. $8.00 + shipping, cheap. Part # Kenwood 881D39- 8743-90.

Name: Brent VE7REN (Okanagan Falls, BC)
Ph: (250) 497-5651
Email: ve7ren at shaw dot ca
updated Jun 3/19