[AMRadio] Best Boatanchor


Brian Carling bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Thu Sep 28 08:10:32 EDT 2006


INTERESTING that two of us recommended the SX-101

I read your e-mail AFTER I sent mine!

> You will get 100 different receivers from 100 people...My 2 favorites
> are the SX101 Mark II and the 
> NC183D...Both great selectivity and great Audio...
> 
> Bob W1PE
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net
> [mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of Daniel Hileman
> Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 7:15 PM
> To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service
> 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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