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PostSubject: ICOM IC706MKIIG OR YAESU FT-847   yaesu - ICOM IC706MKIIG OR YAESU FT-847 Icon_minitimeThu Oct 24, 2019 8:03 pm

What would you go for out of these two ICOM IC706MKIIG OR YAESU FT-847

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PostSubject: Re: ICOM IC706MKIIG OR YAESU FT-847   yaesu - ICOM IC706MKIIG OR YAESU FT-847 Icon_minitimeFri Oct 25, 2019 1:49 pm

Personally I would get the 847.

73's Gary.

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PostSubject: Re: ICOM IC706MKIIG OR YAESU FT-847   yaesu - ICOM IC706MKIIG OR YAESU FT-847 Icon_minitimeFri Oct 25, 2019 7:06 pm

Depends if you want to go mobile or not.
The 706 mk2G is a good all rounder. Mobile or base.
Can't really comment on the 847 as never had one.
Have you thought about a Yaesu FT450d. Get an almost new probably cheaper than these two. And it has a built in ATU.
Just my tuppence worth.

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PostSubject: Re: ICOM IC706MKIIG OR YAESU FT-847   yaesu - ICOM IC706MKIIG OR YAESU FT-847 Icon_minitimeSun Oct 27, 2019 6:55 pm

Iv got the 450d and i love it .Iv gone for the 847 thanks for your info
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PostSubject: Re: ICOM IC706MKIIG OR YAESU FT-847   yaesu - ICOM IC706MKIIG OR YAESU FT-847 Icon_minitimeSun Oct 27, 2019 7:38 pm

Hi. Road Warrior.

U won't regret staying with Yeasu. I had my 450d 2yrs. Now have
891 for mobile. I was on 40 today amidst Contests! I started with
Yeasu in '70s with 101E then ZD then 707. Good luck 73's Mike.
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PostSubject: Re: ICOM IC706MKIIG OR YAESU FT-847   yaesu - ICOM IC706MKIIG OR YAESU FT-847 Icon_minitimeFri Nov 01, 2019 9:53 pm

Cheers mike
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PostSubject: Re: ICOM IC706MKIIG OR YAESU FT-847   yaesu - ICOM IC706MKIIG OR YAESU FT-847 Icon_minitimeFri Nov 01, 2019 10:08 pm

Hi. RoadWarrior.

Have u had a Qso/meet with Steve (Time machine) in ur area
yet. Also Al (Kaosss) in Flints. To good op's . 73's Mike.
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Cheers mike
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PostSubject: Re: ICOM IC706MKIIG OR YAESU FT-847   yaesu - ICOM IC706MKIIG OR YAESU FT-847 Icon_minitimeSat Nov 09, 2019 3:17 pm

I don't like those small radios so 847.
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