deswynar at xplornet.ca
Fri Oct 24 12:37:04 EDT 2014
On 2014-10-24, at 12:26 PM, L L bahr wrote:
> What an ignorant remark! The DX-100 was a masterpiece. I am not knocking the ART-13, but for ham use the DX-100 was one of the most successful ham transmitters ever produced. It probably outsold every other ham transmitter in it's class. Today it is still prized by many. When new it sold for around $190 and has extremely well built transformers. 6146 finals in it are almost an industry standard. A DX-100 is much more usable on ham bands then an ART-13. Put the ART in a museum or use it as a parts rig.
> Lee, w0vt
> "The DX-100 and an ART-13 are not comparable. That's like trying to
> compare a Yugo to a Top of the line Mercedes."
Funny thing, but in all the years that I used AM on 160- and 40-meters, I heard a LOT more DX-100s on the air, than I did ART-13s...
In fact, I think I may have worked but one, single ART-13---and I'm not even sure about that.
~73~ de Eddy VE3CUI - VE3XZ
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