[VHFcontesting] "Ideal" Contest Rig Continued..

John Hoaglun john at hoaglun.com
Mon Feb 3 22:07:33 EST 2003


It sounds like you should come up with some kits of your own.... you would
make a fortune. :)

73

JH

----- Original Message -----
From: "Spederson" <spederson at yahoo.com>
To: <vhfcontesting at contesting.com>
Sent: Monday, February 03, 2003 10:03 PM
Subject: Re: [VHFcontesting] "Ideal" Contest Rig Continued..


> How's about a nice, simple, 902 Mhz all mode (OK, FM if it's cheap) rig
for
> under $99? We're talking Volume, Squelch, tuning knob. Small LED "S"
Meter,
> mic, speaker, and antenna jack.
>
> Make it 1 watt, with a BNC or "N" connector.  Forget DSP, filters, etc.
make
> it simple.  Then, when you've flooded the market with 902Mhz rigs, sell a
> "Luxury" version with DSP and Filters to help cut through the "QRM" (boy,
> what a great problem to have, eh?)  Sell external amps to take the 1w up
to
> 10 or 50w.
>
> Make a matching unit for 1296 too.  Keep the price under $99 and I bet
you'd
> sell a lot of them.  Hey MFJ, are you listening?  I can't count the number
> of those little 6m rigs I worked over the last couple years....
>
> Just a thought..
>
> Scott - KI5DR
>
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