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Postby kc5fm » Fri Sep 21, 2012 12:36 am

Now here's an idea from WA7KKP ...

http://forums.qrz.com/showthread.php?36 ... -FM-radios

How many of you still run something that is labeled Motorola, GE, or RCA. Motrac? Twin-V?

I'm partial to anything GE, especially Progress Line stuff . . . or the late model Delta/Rangr/Phoenix programmable radios.

Since the changeover to 2.5 Khz deviation radios will be 1/1/2103, there's going to be another gigantic dumping of really good radios (mostly xtal, but a lot of synthesized radios like the aforementioned). Rather than see them hauled off to the landfill, I'd like to corner a few . . . especially low band units that I could put on 10 or 6 meters. If there is a substantial number, I'd consider spending money on gas to make a reasonable trip in NW US, centered around Bozeman, MT.

All things considered, you really can't beat the build quality of most of these, compared to the riceboxes we use.

Gary WA7KKP


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