[AMRadio] Best Boatanchor


Ed Berbari eberbari at indy.rr.com
Wed Sep 27 22:36:20 EDT 2006


Dan,

I would suggest one of the older Hammarlunds, e.g. HQ-129, HQ-140, or 
HQ-150.  My favorite in this group is the HQ-140.

Certainly within this price range.

Ed, W9EJB


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Daniel Hileman" <n9wx_dan at yahoo.com>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
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Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 8:14 PM
Subject: [AMRadio] Best Boatanchor


>  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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