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Re: [Yaesu] Best $600 contest rig

Subject: Re: [Yaesu] Best $600 contest rig
From: kd4e <kd4e@verizon.net>
Reply-to: kd4e@verizon.net
Date: Sun, 24 Sep 2006 14:45:42 -0400
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> Comparing to the Kenwood rigs these were all better than any of them
> excepting the TS-430S and TS-940S. Comparing them to Yaesu gear they
> were all better than any except the FT-102 but the '102 had a poorer MDS
> spec. The FT-980 and FT-ONE both showed "noise limited" specs for BDS
> and IMMDR, which may or may not be better than the ICOM and Ten Tec
> rigs, but I think they both go for in excess of the $600 price range
> specified.
> Jack, NA7RF

What about the Kenwood TS-180S?

Decent rx specs: http://www.sherweng.com/table.html

Also, for $650. one may buy a used Yaesu FT-897D.

One could contest base, mobile, and portable --
perfect for Field Day!


Thanks! & 73,
doc, KD4E
... somewhere in FL
URL:  bibleseven (dot) com
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