DJ-MichaelAngelo wrote: ↑
Wed Nov 29, 2023 12:25 pm
Are there any stores still left in the Grand Rapids area that sell these 75/300 ohm adapters, where I can buy them in person? I miss Radio Shack! lol -- I know I can order them super cheap online, but it'd be nice to have a local source where I can purchase and have them immediately, not wait days for shipping. I did try Best Buy but no luck there.
Menards shows having both those items, branded as RCA, for $3.99 each. In stock at both the Comstock Park and Clyde Park Ave. stores.
Possibly some of the area Ace Hardware stores will have one or both as well.
If you want to support a local shop, check out T & W Electronics at 1045 S Division. Weekdays only 8am-5pm per my last trip there. Not sure if they have these specific items, but they're my go-to for 300 twin lead to 75 ohm coax baluns with weather boots, so long as they still have them in the back. What I've purchased there have solid copper leads, versus stranded or crimped-on ends.
Regarding Radio Shack, Downtown Greenville still has the vacant storefront with the Radio Shack sign in place from years ago. Up North, Charlevoix has (or had) a very traditional one still open as of late 2020 when I stopped in and purchased a couple 90 degree F connectors. It felt very nostalgic.
Cheers! ~~ Statmanmi