[AMRadio] Collins R390/URR versus R390A


John King k5pgw at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 12 21:53:53 EST 2008


Great suggestion....I will send it to you.. Just go
outside and WAIT by the mailbox until it gets there.
By the way, maybe you should pack a lunch to take with
you. Hi!! HI !!73, John, K5PGW



--- Bob Bruno - K2KI <k2ki at starc.org> wrote:

> Hi John,
> 
> It's a terrible radio., You won't like it at all.
> Best send it to me and 
> I will discard it for you :-0
> 
> But on a more "serious" note... Go here...
> 
> http://www.r-390.com/diffs.htm
> 
> This gentleman has a site devoted to the R390 and
> the page I just linked 
> you has the side-by-side comparison...
> 
> And, after reading it you find that you "hate" your
> receiver, send it on 
> over :-)
> 
> 73, cul... Bob de k2ki
> 
> John King wrote:
> > I have a Collins R390URR and am beginning to fire
> it
> > up after it having been on the shelf for about 20
> > years. It is dirty and all switches seem dirty and
> > noisy. At least, it makes ambient noise without an
> > antenna connected.
> >
> > I am finding more information regarding the R390A
> than
> > the R390/URR.
> >
> > I would like to have someone run down the major
> > differences between the two models. I am
> interested in
> > the MAJOR differences and how they affect the
> > performance of each. I am not trying to
> necessarily
> > own the "ultimate" of the two, but need to know
> what
> > to expect from my old R390/URR and whether I will
> be
> > happy with it in my Amplitude Modulated station.
> >
> > Great detail isn't necessary, but general
> information
> > will be appreciated. Thanks and 73, John, K5PGW  
> >
> >
> >  
> >
> >
> >      
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