> Date: Sun, 09 Feb 1997 00:26:32 -0800
> From: Roger Cook <rcook@HiWAAY.net>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Better S-Meter for Argo-Scout
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > Has anyone considered, or actually attempted to provide a better
> > (visually) S-Meter for this rig? I find that once the signals get above
> > "around" S9 that I really can't read the meter, even with a magnifier
> > <g>.
> > If I achieve my goal of repackaging this rig into a bigger box one of the
> > first things will be to get a better S-Meter.
> I would rather have a small rig and a poor S meter than a large rig
> and a good S meter. I have no problems with the S meter it works well
> for everything I do mobile. I use the power out and SWR for tune up
> through a small MFJ tuner, works fine.
I agree, the 555 meter works fine, and I feel that it easier to read
than the TS50 or even the FT840. Instead of reboxing a compact
rig, I would look for a Triton 4, or a Triton V with the digital
display. These are great rigs for the money.
> 73 Roger, KO4O
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