[Boatanchors] SP-600 v. R-390A

Al Parker anchor at ec.rr.com
Wed Jan 19 13:10:54 EST 2011

I have had many SP-600's that, after an hour or so warmup, I could 
listen to a SSB net on 20m with only a slight tuning change needed every 
5-10 min., often much longer.  I don't call that "very drifty". 
Probably not as good on 15, I'm sure worse on 10m.

Al, W8UT

"There is nothing -- absolutely nothing -- half so much
worth doing as simply messing about in boats"
Ratty, to Mole

On 1/19/2011 1:04 PM, Glen Zook wrote:
> It has been my experience that the SP-600 tends to be very drifty, especially on the higher bands.  Yes, the military used many of them for RTTY links, etc.  However, those used for such were the "JX" versions which can be crystal controlled.
> Glen, K9STH
> Website:  http://k9sth.com

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