The difference is the ability to hear signals on very crowded bands and
resistance to front end overload. The Omni VII has a much better
receiver than the Jupiter.
Carl Moreschi N4PY
121 Little Bell Dr.
Hays, NC 28635
On 3/19/2011 2:26 PM, Roger Rippy wrote:
> The purpose of this post is to get some feedback
> from hams who have had or used both an Omni VII
> and a Jupiter. The difference in cost is significant
> but I do not see a lot of difference in basic
> specifications. Both are 100 watt rigs; both have
> split VFOs and work split;both have full QSK;
> both have a range of filters; the Jupiter has a
> decoder on screen and keyboard interface; and
> so I wonder where the big cost difference comes
> from. I am considering a new rig and cost is a
> factor. I am sure there is a big difference, but
> I have not had the privilege of operating either.
> Tnxs. I will get back to the Russian DX Test. 73s
> Rip Bozeman, MT W7RIP
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