[AMRadio] AM sensitivity value: FT-101E?

kenw2dtc kenw2dtc at comcast.net
Thu Oct 6 14:06:14 EDT 2005


No hoax.  With the proper mods, the FT-101E can produce great audio.  With a 
small amount of equalization, the FT-101E can make HI-FI audio.

I ran an FT-101EE for over a year with great audio reports.   I recently 
switched to a Viking II, for no reason other than I wanted to make a change.


Ken Barber  Middletown, NJ
Radio Website: http://w2dtc.com
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jose HF Silva" <zehelmer at yahoo.com>
To: <AMRadio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Thursday, October 06, 2005 1:43 PM
Subject: [AMRadio] AM sensitivity value: FT-101E?

> Dear Paul, WA3VJB
> I took very seriously your references to the
> capabilities of improved FT-101E:
>>"The older Yaesu FT-101E can also be made to sound
>>very good, and the purchase price for used gear like
>>this is less than $400.  Here's Frank's example of
> the
> and passed this to some colleagues over here, to
> inform them and convince them to join in and help to
> broaden the AM enthusiasm.
> But nobody believes that such a sound could be
> produced by a FT-101E!
> Is there some misunderstanding?
> Is this just a personal recordind of Frank speaking...
> or is it a real recording of Frank's modulation by his
> FT-101E being received by you (or someone else)?
> Please help us to come out of this kind of "hoax",
> saving the face and the real value of FT-101E ;-)
> Thank you
> 73
> de José Silva
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