The Original CCA
|The "New" CCA|
old CCA logo here
|CCA Electronics, Inc.
Gloucester City, NJ
Bankrupt - 1982
||CCA Electronics, Inc.
Bankrupt - November 2002
Current Parts resources:
|VBEngineering - 903-729-6204 - www.ccaelectronics.com
Goodrich Enterprises - 402-493-1886
V&J Electronics - 770-907-2694
Since its founding in 1962 by a group of RCA engineers led by Bernie Wise, CCA Electronics has gone through several iterations.
Known for relatively "simple" designs, over the years, CCA has manufactured transmitters and consoles, among other products.. (Juan Chiabrando and Bernie Wise developed the grounded-grid triode design that was a company "trademark.") Initially, however, CCA used Moseley as a source for its FM exciters, later using QEI.
CCA was purchased by Singer Electronics in 1974 ... and went bankrupt in 1982.
In 1982, CCA (or at least the Singer (Sintronics) and CSI parts stocks thereof) was purchased from bankruptcy by Ron Baker, and reopened as the "New CCA" in Fairburn, GA.
CCA purchased Rek-o-kut, a Long Island City maker of turntables.
Baker's CCA went bankrupt in early 2002, and Commercial Communications Associates, an investment group (based in Luanda, Angola) headed by Alvar St. Aubyn purchased the assets.
It did not last very long, CCA once again filed for bankruptcy and closed its operations in early November 2002. Parts and support is still found, as above.
Phil Langston offers some Field Support Tech Tips and tricks.
Most D, E, F models were from the New Jersey years
G models came from the Georgia reincarnation.
|AM 1000D - 1 kW
WIZK - 1971?
|AM 5000D - 5 kW
WKOP, Binghamton, NY
|AM 10000D - 10 kW|
|AM 10000F - 10 kW
Same cabinet for 5 and 15 kW units, as well as
the 20 kW FM transmitters.
|AM50,000D - 50 kW
The last one was sold to WRNO, New Orleans
Similar to ITA's exciter, but used a 7984 Compatron
the 10D with a stereo generator included.
|FM-10E - 10 Watt
Solid state exciter
|FM-40E - 10 Watt
Solid state exciter
|FM 500G - 500 W - 1993
KGNR - John Day, OR
WVOR, Rochester, NY
WAER, Syracuse, NY - KQWB, Moorhead, MN
|FM 5000DS - 5 kW
WAAL - Binghamton, NY
|FM 10000GX - 10 kW|
|FM 10000GZ - 10 kW
This cabinet covered 2.5 to 12.5 kW models
2500, 4000, 5000, and 8000 Watt models were "G"
10000, and 12500 watt models were "GZ"
|FM 25000D - 25 kW|
|FM 25000DS - 25 kW
KQWB-FM, Fargo, ND
|FM 25000G - 25 kW
|FM 35000G - 35 kW
|FM45,000G3 - 45 kW
WXTB, Tampa ... WKLS, Atlanta
This model was designed to run 35-60 kW
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