Stuart, I read through the list, but it has been so many years since I
did any engineering work, I was not familiar with a lot of the
One faction on this list is more competitive than I am, and so they are
largely interested in how a given radio compares to other high-end
contest oriented radios, both from Ten Tec and others like Elecraft.
But, I am interested in replacing or at least assisting my 20+ year old
Corsair II with something newer and that is still easy to use without
having to do countless adjustments through myriad levels of menus. I
tried out an Eagle there at the factory, and was mightily impressed.
But, I have not had the time to compare one extensively with other Ten
Tec radios. I thought that the beta testers here on the list might be
able to tell me. And, I did get some very useful info from the request.
As it is, I got the Corsair II and the VFO back from Ten Tec this
afternoon, and after thawing them out, have had a great time making
What impressed me about the Sherwood list was how well the Collins and
Drake receivers compare even now to the much more modern units.
On 12/7/2010 5:19 PM, Stuart Rohre wrote:
> Steve, Well, there are bound to be questions about the Eagle' s ranking
> in these third party standardized tests against not only TT classics but
> the other ham manufacturers. It is all there in the Sherwoood report on
> receivers for the most vital part of the rig, the receiver(s).
> Stuart Rohre
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