[Boatanchors] Drake TR-3 Transceiver or T4X 160m?

Garey Barrell k4oah at mindspring.com
Sun Feb 27 23:10:53 EST 2011

Universal is in error.  None of the Drake TR Series radios cover 160M.

The T-4X(any) will all cover 160M, although not much below 1.8 MHz 
without modification.

73, Garey - K4OAH
Glen Allen, VA

Drake 2-B, 2-C/2-NT, 4-A, 4-B, C-Line
and TR-4/C Service Supplement CDs

doc at kd4e.com wrote:
> According to this site:
> http://www.universal-radio.com/catalog/hamhf/TR3.html
> The Drake TR-3 covers 160-10m but according to the
> Drake TR-3 sitting on my shelf the bandswitch is only
> labeled for 80-10M.
> I was planning to buy a T4X instead (I really only need
> a TX to go with my Pierson KE-93) because it is listed
> for 160-10m.
> Are either of these rigs really designed for 160m, please?

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