Which Radio

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Which Radio

Post by stano53 »

I am new to hobby. Have my General. I want to set up an HF station. In the line of Kenwood what radio would be too old to buy used? Which model numbers? I am looking at a TS120 and a TS440. Any help would be great. Thanks Stan

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Re: Which Radio

Post by n9gik »


My quick answer is you will probably be happy with either for a while then want to upgrade.

You might check out qrz or eham for a better answer to this question. Both sites seem to have a lot more amateur traffic than RIB. Just remember this is almost an emotional question for some, kind of like asking a farmer why he has red or green tractors. Whatever answer you get someone else will disagree with.

Try the forums at http://www.eham.net/forums/ or http://forums.qrz.com/index.php Both are pretty good places if your focus is strictly amateur.
I don't know much about 2-way radios but I'm over 50 and can't remember not having one around. Everything from Buddy and Citi-fone to Icom and Kenwood.

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