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Returning to a yaesu ft-897d instead of the kenwood ts-2000

I’m getting tired of the intermod my ts-2000 suffer so I got a used ft-879d, added a fp-30 internal power supply, a mh-59a8j which is a fantastic multi fonction mic including volume control and a ldg FTM meter. I don’t … Continue reading

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Icom ic-7100, small shack and ram mount

The icom ic-7100 is a fantastic little radio, specially when you have limited “shack” space. I’ve decided to fix it on my desk using a ram mount I had on hand for a old gps I don’t use anymore. The … Continue reading

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Kenwood ts-2000 noisy fan replacement.

So I got a kenwood ts-2000 ham radio transceiver. It’s a decent radio but it does have some weak points. The deftness in hf is one, the second vfo is prone to intermod and the lack of high frequency in … Continue reading

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Problem with a diamond antenna x510hdm x510 x510n vhf uhf

Sooooooo My diamond antenna x510 hdm (x510hdm), that was selected to handle my 160 watts amplifier, stopped working last week-end. I suspected that a capacitor blew since it happened while I was transmitting. I ordered the “high power” diamond antenna … Continue reading

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