Stuff for sale...

Bill Turner wrt at ESKIMO.COM
Tue Aug 5 19:18:24 EDT 1997

On Tue, 5 Aug 1997 10:05:43 -0700, Dave <gekko95 at IX.NETCOM.COM> wrote:

>Hi all,
>I am trying to come up with funds to acquire a portable
>HF rig (soon) for camping.  I'd like to find an old
>TS-520 w/12v option, 
Maybe you know already, but the TS-520S is not too good a choice for
12 volt operation.  I used to have one and found out the hard way.  It
uses a dc-dc convertor which can not provide full power output.  You
will only get about half of normal.  An all-solid state rig would be
far better.  If the idea is to save money, an Icom IC-730 or -735
would do you a good job.  I've had a -730 since they came out in the
early '80s and I highly recommend it for portable or mobile.

73, Bill W7TI

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