I agree with Caitlin and also offer up the Omni D Model C. That radio was
my first TT and I will never sell it. Delta II is highly recomended,
Especially if you anticipate using a computer with it, its the only TT rig
you'll find under $1K that will allow computer control.
Caitlyn M. Martin wrote:
> Hi, Bill,
> I'm surprised nobody mentioned the Delta II. That's the rig that really
> got me into TenTec, and I only sold it because I wanted something
> smaller at the time. Big mistake! It's general coverage, full
> featured, has a nice receiver, and that wonderful combination of the
> Jones filter (which you know from the Scout) and passband tuning makes
> it possible to sort out the signal you want from the QRM better than
> anything else I've found. I don't doubt that one of the other rigs
> mentioned may have a more sensitive receiver, but if you can't hear the
> signal for adjacent QRM, what's the point? The Delta II picks out the
> weak one between the strong ones beautifully.
> It was never a popular radio, and I've never understood why. Mine was
> superb, and I'd get another in a heartbeat if I weren't facing some
> major expenses right now.
> Good luck and 73,
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