Which is Best

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Traindriver1234
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Which is Best

Post by Traindriver1234 » 28 Oct 2019, 12:12

Hi Folks
Just getting into SW
And wondering if anybody could advise me on the Following
which is best

Yaesu FRG 7700
OR
Yaesu FRG 100

Thanks in Advance

Chas

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Re: Which is Best

Post by dcwuk » 18 Nov 2019, 15:33

Have a look here for a review.
https://www.eham.net/reviews/view-product?id=476
https://www.eham.net/reviews/view-product?id=1808

just bear in mind your receiver is only as good has your aerial :D
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Re: Which is Best

Post by ch25 » 18 Nov 2019, 15:36

And treat those reviews as entertainment only. All it's worth.
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Re: Which is Best

Post by N1ova » 07 Dec 2019, 12:07

If your after a base station go for the frg100. I have had it over a year and had some good stations to listen to. More and more people are going over to sdr though.

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Re: Which is Best

Post by scan125 » 07 Dec 2019, 14:59

You may want to look at the Alinco DX-R8. This is a current model and not much more expensive than than the second hand Yaesu 100/7700 rigs

https://swling.com/blog/2011/09/alinco-dx-r8t-review/
https://www.nevadaradio.co.uk/amateur-r ... inco-dx-r8

If you want to also have some PC control, programming, recording, scheduled tuning, +++ then my DriveR8 Control Program (free) is available as well.

See:
https://www.nick-bailey.co.uk/DriveR8/index.html
https://www.nick-bailey.co.uk/DriveR8/M ... anual.html

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