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PostSubject: whats would you recommend   whats would you recommend Icon_minitimeMon Jun 13, 2022 7:04 pm

vie put a wire up at moms now no one can see it. my question to the the is simple i would like to know which radio you all believe is better for me, a Icom 706 or a kenwood 840 the 840 is easier to wide band but a bit big to go mobile with i have used both radios in past and love them both buy can only afford one please help.
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PostSubject: Re: whats would you recommend   whats would you recommend Icon_minitimeMon Jun 13, 2022 7:19 pm

sorry meant theĀ Yaesu FT-840
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PostSubject: Re: whats would you recommend   whats would you recommend Icon_minitimeTue Jun 14, 2022 10:27 am

I know absolutely nothing about either rigs but a quick google of them confirms a bracket is available for the yaesu as wireless posted.

But the yaesu looks huge compared to the icom. Also the icom looks to have a removable face for mobile use.

Space was an issue with me mobile and why I chose the smaller CRT 9900 over a 6900.

Otherwise I would of gone for the 6900.
I much prefer the look and simplicity of them and they're cheaper 👍🤣

Anyway thats maybe something for you to consider and good luck with whatever you choose 👍


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PostSubject: Re: whats would you recommend   whats would you recommend Icon_minitimeTue Jun 14, 2022 10:38 am

they are cheaper but don't have variable power on SSB so unless i go into them and turn the i cant run a set of boots(burner) the two radio ive mention run 100 watts straight out the back of the.
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PostSubject: Re: whats would you recommend   whats would you recommend Icon_minitimeTue Jun 14, 2022 11:34 am

Do you just want to use the 11m band.
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PostSubject: Re: whats would you recommend   whats would you recommend Icon_minitimeTue Jun 14, 2022 11:49 am

teapot wrote:
they are cheaper but don't have variable power on SSB so unless i go into them and turn the i cant run a set of boots(burner) the two radio ive mention run 100 watts straight out the back of the.


I wasn't suggesting the CRT radios to you.
I was wondering, as you mentioned mobile. If you had the space for the larger radio.
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PostSubject: Re: whats would you recommend   whats would you recommend Icon_minitimeTue Jun 14, 2022 2:36 pm

how easy was it to wide band your radio or did you send it out for someone else to do it for you?
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