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Before you buy one of three you mentioned be sure your antenna(s) and feed lines
are up to handling it.
Any of them will make legal limit and then some; twice that if you drive it hard enough
which is only 3db difference.
Coax power ratings are lower on higher frequencies at 80 meters it may be...
The only way you can be positive that it is not some device in the house is to hook a battery to the radio and shut off the main breaker in the service panel.
If the noise is still there it's coming from an out side source.
Never buy anything when first released: radio, automobile, etc.
Wait until they have been in use for a while and read the reviews from actual users.
Also the price usually drops considerably after the first year or so.
Every one of the big 3 Icom, Kenwood & Yaesu have had great radios and they...
Dentron,Nye-Viking, Drake, Murch are all good tuners.
The Heathkit 2040 does not handle 160 the model 2060 will.
Ten-Tech made some good tuners also.
If you can find a used one that you are confident it is good working order then
any of the above will serve you well.
the reason I suggested...
Buy or better build a good sturdy ladderline fed doublet. invest in a quality manual
tuner, I recommend Palstar. Add a Balun Designs or other quality 1-1 current balun.
I operated a 520S for many years with this setup and it worked fine.
You stated you have a large property. Hopefully there are...
Never had knee replacement and it is not something I would want.
A friend of mine had it done & the recovery took a while.
Now that I am older I can't climb any more. Fortunately when I put mine up 20 years ago
I bought a Hazer for it. Appreciate it more now than ever.
Hope all goes well with...
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