[Yaesu] Contesting on the FT920

Rick Dougherty NQ4I nq4i at contesting.com
Mon Sep 24 20:14:07 EDT 2007

Hi John....to be a decent contest rig it needs both cw and ssb INRAD extra
filter mods...by the time you spend the $ on it you could have gotten an
FT-1000MP and been way ahead of the game..I had one and it lasted about 6
months before I sent it away...just not my cup of tea...de Rick nq4i

On 9/24/07, John Geiger <aa5jg at lcisp.com> wrote:
> Interested in the experiences of those who have used their FT920 in a
> contest.  How does it do?  Is it usable or is the receiver just not up to
> speed for contesting?  Now I am not a hard core stacked monoband
> contester,
> but more of a casual one with smaller antennas.  I do like the rig so far.
> 73s John AA5JG
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