Save a few dollars and buy the Omni VII. Great rig that will cover all your
needs and you have 30 days to return it.
73 Art WA8VSJ
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Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2008 8:45 AM
Subject: [TenTec] Looking for a rig upgrade...
> 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
> 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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