[AMRadio] Best Boatanchor


A.R.S. - W5AMI ars.w5ami at gmail.com
Wed Sep 27 20:21:20 EDT 2006


An HQ-170 is a great rcvr for SSB, AM and CW.  It is ham band only.  I
think the 180 is general coverage.  You should be able to find a 170
within your price range.

73
Brian w5ami

On 9/27/06, Daniel Hileman <n9wx_dan at yahoo.com> wrote:
>   Hi Everyone,
>
>   I am new to boatanchors and need some advice. I am beginning to collect
> antique radios. I want suggestions on what my first one should be. I am
> living in a duplex so a xmitter is out of the questions, so I thought I'd
> get a "nice" receiver to listen on. I would prefer something that would also
> receive SSB as this will be my only reciever for a while, but not at the
> sacrifice of selectivity on AM. I had a TS-850 that I unfortunately had to
> sell a few months back for a move for a new job. It had great receive (and
> Xmit) on AM, and so I'm wanting something in that caliber. I've read great
> things about the HQ-180A but I think it's only AM and a little out of the
> price I'm looking for. I'd like to find soemthing in the $300-350 range. Any
> suggestions???
>
>   73
>   Daniel N9WX
>
>
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