All of our recent talk about shortwave radio raised a question amongst my Radio Buddies the other day: What is the BEST EVER Analog Shortwave / HF Receiver ever made? One guy swears by the R-390.... and another buddy thinks the Kenwood R-5000 is the best. Personally, I like my R-808 but that is mainly because I've had it forever. To avoid any sort of rancorous discussion about analog vs digital, my question is only related to analog receivers. It's not that I'm opposed to SDR's, because I'm not. I've got two of 'em in my shack. But SDR's don't have the same feel as the analog receivers..... there is just something cool about tuning a dial that clicking a mouse button just can't match. Other than that, the field is wide open. It doesn't matter if you like Tube Radios, or Transistors.... or Dials, or digital displays, or military gear, or a little Regen that is the "Best" because it taught you all about radio. ALSO, the definition of BEST is wide open.... if it's best to you, then it works for me! SO.... to your way of thinking, what is the BEST Analog Receiver ever?