Topband: Transceiver for 160
George (K8GG) & Marijke Guerin
gmguerin at voyager.net
Fri Oct 19 14:11:29 EDT 2007
Eddie Swynar replied:
----- Original Message -----
From: "EP Swynar" <gswynar at durham.net>
To: "Jim Brown" <jim at audiosystemsgroup.com>; <Topband at contesting.com>
Sent: Friday, October 19, 2007 7:23 AM
Subject: Re: Topband: Transceiver for 160
> On Thursday 18th Oct 2007 Bruce wrote:
> "...I would like to know, which transceiver that people would
> recommend for 160 meter DX Use?"
> Well, if you're into vintage stuff, I'd heartily recommend a good, used
> 751A transceiver --- it's my personal favourite for CW here,
> BTW, does ANYONE on 160 anymore use anything like the Drake twins these
> days, or is it all strictly Omnis & Yaesus out there to-day...?
> ~73~ Eddy VE3CUI - VE3XZ
Other good Icom radios are the IC-765 and IC-740 which has a band switch,
instead of switching diodes. I wish I had never sold my IC-740.
BTW, there were problems with the IC-751 model - without the "A", so I,
personally, would stay away from one if offered.
GL George K8GG
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