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Considering a new radio

Discussion in 'CB and Export Equipment and Accessories' started by undertaker, May 20, 2017.

  1. undertaker

    undertaker Undertaker

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    Looking at the president Lincoln v3 + or the anytone at 6666 any suggestions?


     

  2. sonoma

    sonoma Sr. Member

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    I have been looking at the AT6666 myself. I have loads of radios already. I will buy one and run it a while then buy another but never want to part with my older ones. last month some one was selling the AT6666 for 200.00 shipped and almost bought one. the 2 seem to be pretty close to same options from what I have read. if you do buy one let us know how it does for you. I have never seen either other than sell adds.
     
  3. PA770

    PA770 W9WDX Member

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    Similar board functions. Only issue my v3+ had was SWR protection circuit bombed out.. Was good on RX.. Only issue may be CW keying as a user of v3 noted issues.

    If running 6666, keep power down on FM to save finals from what I read or turn down internal FM adjustment. No CW on 6666.

    I spent refund and $160 more and ordered Alinco SR8T for $460 does all mode 160-10m, 100w on CW, SSB, and FM. Does 40w on AM, easy to mod to 11m with just solder dabs.
     
  4. w9cll

    w9cll W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    Smart move but in my opinion keep it off 11 meters
     
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  5. PA770

    PA770 W9WDX Member

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    w9.. Thank you.. Figured a more wide 160-10m would serve me more properly. I have a decent KW TM-v71a for my 2m/70cm for the other upper bands..
     
  6. undertaker

    undertaker Undertaker

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    A new radio will be for free band like always...
     
  7. PA770

    PA770 W9WDX Member

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    The other killer option is the Stryker 955HPC for $370 or so. Same board as well.. Jacked up to 100w when tuned properly.. Does 10 and 11 with mod.

    The AT-6666 is $230 on Amzn
     
  8. hotrod

    hotrod Well-Known Member

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    i been eyeing up the lincoln 2v3 and magnum 1
     
  9. space cowboy

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    why is that?
     
  10. undertaker

    undertaker Undertaker

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    I have the magnum 1 and the stryker 955 hp need a small radio
     
  11. undertaker

    undertaker Undertaker

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    looking at lesters customs for the radio he has some great testimonials
     
  12. PA770

    PA770 W9WDX Member

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    He's not supportive of export radio designed for 10 meter to be on 11 meter
     
  13. PA770

    PA770 W9WDX Member

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    I think the 6666 is the smallest you're going to find with decent power output
     
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  14. w9cll

    w9cll W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    Nope! I just feel if you have a ham rig just use it there and get an CB (or export) for 11 meters. You will be happier in the log run.
     
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  15. rabbiporkchop

    rabbiporkchop Well-Known Member

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    My vote is for the Anytone AT-6666.
     

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