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Old 01-30-2011, 08:57 PM
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Originally Posted by 84cruzer View Post
I will definitely take you up on your offer if I cant find one to use until some $$ can be saved up to buy something. The idea of having some sort of portable HF RIG is very exciting, but the cost of another expensive hobby is already taking its toll.
HF rigs don't have to be really expensive, lots of nice used one generation old radios. Look for a DX-70T(H), FT-840, IC-718, etc, should fall around $250~$500. They lack the sophisticated DSP of the current radios, but don't give up much at all otherwise and have pretty darn good filters to boot. Happy hunting!
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