Which is best yeasu / kenwood / radio shack S/W radio ???

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Which is best yeasu / kenwood / radio shack S/W radio ???

Post by WARLOCK » 03 Feb 2017, 12:21

any thoughs as to which would be best to buy =YAESU FRG100 / KENWOOD R 1000 / RADIO SHACK DX-394 , I have the radio shack DX-394 would either of the other radios be any better or what other radios would you think as good if not better within the £100 price range ???

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Post by Buick Mackane » 03 Feb 2017, 12:28

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Post by Farty » 04 Feb 2017, 23:40

PL660.
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Post by Admiral » 05 Feb 2017, 08:23

The RX on your 706 will be better than any of the receivers you quoted.
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Post by WARLOCK » 06 Feb 2017, 09:41

I know this Admiral i am looking to buy a radio for a long time friend who keeps saying he gets bored so i thought i would buy him a radio giving him a hobby . So back to the question i asked any thoughts anyone ???
there is no way i am lending / giving him my beloved icom 706mk2g

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Post by Admiral » 06 Feb 2017, 10:01

Well, of those quoted Mr George the Yaesu every time, more decimal digits, 500% better radio than the others, but don't be thinking it's in the £100 range, nearer to £250 for a clean one. As mentioned above, if you can get a Tescun (and other names) PL660 for about £50 then it won't look as fancy as the Trio/Kenwood or Realistic on the desk, but will work a lot better than them.
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