Put another $250 with your $2000 and get W2NRA's Omni VII.
Looks like a pretty good deal to me!
> Hello all,
> I have finally saved up some money and I am looking to upgrade from my old
> triton IV... I am considering several right now: FT-950, TS-2000, 746Pro,
> Jupiter... I want to get the "best" radio I can for under 2K... I see TT is
> offering Omni IV factory upgraded to IV pluses for ~$1200... are these worth
> considering?? I have been licenced for about a year, and I am looking for
> something reasonably priced (<2K) that will not give me problems and I can
> use for at least 2 years with out wnting more. My current modes of interest
> are SSB, PSK31, and RTTY... I am still learning code, so that will be a
> future interest...
> I also have the option to hold off a bit longer and up my limit to possibly
> get a new OMNI VII...
> I guess I am just looking for some honest opinioins... Where I live hams
> with newer rigs are pretty sparce, and with no stores within reasonable
> driving distance I will be buying blindly... i.e. no desk time in front of
> ANY of the radios I am considering....
> My key requirements are
> 1) PC interface for logging
> 2) Quality... I don't want to keep woking on the radio or having it repaired
> 3) Receive quality.... doen't have to have the best receiver, but don't wnat
> to get tired of listening to it.
> 4) Stand up to some contesting. I am not a hard core contester, but I have
> operating during a few contests and enjoyed it.
> Any thoughts?
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