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The end is near. If you have contacts please make sure they are posted up.
The price finally came out for it in Canada along with price increases for most of the other Icom radios. $1450 plus taxes for that radio is not...
Or if you are not wanting a dipole. How about an Extended Double Zepp with a ladder line into coax?
correct. I just learned he has left the forum.
You should have. I doubt no buyers remorse at all once you play with it.
I'm headed back out to the mountains tomorrow. Normally operating on...
You can say that again. Way over priced. Not a viable portable radio with the receive current draw on par with a radio suitable for the shack.
Absolutely love my KX2. Been using it portable since they came out. Over 150 SOTA activations with it. Put an amp behind it and is really good.
Want to buy a slightly used FT3D??
From memory, to the main unit. The cord was a long bugger.
I had the 480HX mobile for a few years. Worked really good.
Yeah, putting a kg aluminum brick next to your skin at -18C to warm it up was not fun. Old, cranky, foolish, maybe slightly in shape. :whistle:
Made in China. Might be like others, not really the best in the cold.
Icom has the IC-705 soon, QRP only.
I have been waiting for something HF as well.
Oh that will never work. Especially with the 7000. I will look after it all, pal.
Just ship it to me.
Seriously, very nice setup.
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May I suggest going to a truck stop and see if they have any Wilson trucker antenna parts.
Or, MF I have 1 here if you still need 1.
Hmm, since you mention it.
I plan to do mine as a SOTA activation, or two, maybe even three. QRP on a mountain top.
Yup. Me as well.
I thought that was on the Little Tarheel HP.