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by N2HUN
Fri Jun 10, 2022 11:04 am
Forum: Questions & Advice
Topic: 10-meter rig recommendation
Replies: 9
Views: 783

Re: 10-meter rig recommendation

You might want to find an older 80 - 10m ham transceiver and just reduce the power to 5W. In that price range though it might be difficult. I would search (not necessarily buy) on EBay for the radio type you're seeking then click on "Completed" or "Sold" listings to see what the ...
by N2HUN
Fri Jun 10, 2022 10:42 am
Forum: Questions & Advice
Topic: What is the best indoor antenna for SWLing?
Replies: 19
Views: 1806

Re: What is the best indoor antenna for SWLing?

I don't know which is best but I've used a W6LVP loop indoors and it worked well for me on shortwave. See my response in another post on this site. Good luck, hope you find what you need.
by N2HUN
Fri Jun 10, 2022 10:36 am
Forum: Questions & Advice
Topic: selecting a new receiver
Replies: 13
Views: 1274

Re: selecting a new receiver

I've used a W6LVP loop in the past and was very pleased with the performance. Attached is a photo of it (from a few years ago) in the shack installed on a tripod with an RCA rotor. Eventually I moved the antenna outdoors for even better reception. It's an active antenna with a preamp. Don't know wha...
by N2HUN
Fri Jun 10, 2022 10:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's the best-looking shortwave tabletop receiver?
Replies: 36
Views: 3291

Re: What's the best-looking shortwave tabletop receiver?

Good question Jock and many nice responses with some very handsome radios. This is not per se a SW receiver, it's an IFR 1200S service monitor that works pretty well on HF. After owning more shortwave radios than socks over the past 60 years this one fills my needs for an overabundance of analog dia...
by N2HUN
Fri Jun 10, 2022 9:57 am
Forum: Utility Stations
Topic: What's your favorite utility to chase?
Replies: 9
Views: 1361

Re: What's your favorite utility to chase?

Definitely worldwide Volmet stations. They give me an idea of band conditions at a particular time of day.