[CQ-Contest] Re: 2 radios

Fred Hopengarten K1VR fhopengarten at mba1972.hbs.edu
Tue May 6 09:35:09 EDT 1997

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There is a definite advantage to usign two of the same radio.  I know --
I have an IC-765 and a TS-930, and I get confused when sleep deprived.

Fred Hopengarten  K1VR                                           
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On Mon, 5 May 1997 13:37:53 -0400 (EDT) owner-cq-contest at contesting.com
>>Boy am I pumped, the boss (xyl) gave the go ahead for a new radio and
>>I don't have to trade mine in to get another. 
>>I currently have a TS-850s and like it a lot.  Its a good rig and 
>>works well in contesting.
>>I want to set up for two radio contesting.  This note is not intended
>>to be a debate on which radio to buy as I have pretty much made up 
>>my mind.  Heres the two options I'm looking at:
>>	1 - Keep the 850 and buy a 1000mp as the main rig and use the
>>	    850 as the second radio
>>	2 - Trade in (or sell) the 850 on two new Yaesu 920's.  
>>Whats the opinion out there.  Should I invest in one real good radio
>>for the main rig, or is there an advantage to having two of the same
>>radio for two rig contesting.
>>Thanks in advance.
>>Rich Thorne - WB5M
>>Amarillo, TX
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