[AMRadio] Ranger vs T-150 vs Elmac vs DX-100

Rob Atkinson ranchorobbo at gmail.com
Wed Sep 29 07:47:34 EDT 2010

I've never owned an AF67 but in addition to what Greg wrote, I have heard
they are very ruggedly built because they were made for mobile use.


On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 11:05 PM, Greg Mijal <bluebirdtele at embarqmail.com>wrote:

> I've had two Rangers and three AF 67's  and one AH 54 over the years.
> My choice is the AF 67 because they are dirt cheap at the hamfests. $50
> will
> get you a fair example. They will work with a carbon mic and also do FM.
> You will have to build or buy a fairly stout power supply and locate the
> right connector for the power.  The Heathkit mobile power supply for tube
> transceivers is the right one.
> Power output is the same as the Ranger, vfo is stable.
> Loading is set up for mobile antennas but doesn't really create a problem.
> If you want a plug and play system get a Ranger with a warranty, if you are
> handy with a soldering iron try an Elmac.
> 73's
> Greg
> Kinston NC

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