Can you give a reason for NOT getting a 7300?

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio Equipment Reviews' started by KC3PJ, Mar 24, 2017.

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  1. KB1NXE

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    I got an IC-7610?
  2. W7ARX

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    7610 a boat load more cost...but a real base type radio.

    How would the 7300 compare to the FTdx-3000 I wonder...
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  3. ND6M

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    not very well
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  4. W7ARX

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    Explain....I think both the 7300 and 3000 have pretty close what is the big difference in comparison....interested in your thoughts..
  5. W7ARX

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    NO definitive answer on that comment..
  6. VE3CGA

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    the 7300 was my first choice as my retirement gift. Would have bought one if there was a matching vhf/uhf Icom radio for sale at the time.
    After a couple months deciding, got a 9100 and am impressed with its abilities. does satellites, pretty good pwr on vhf & uhf, dsp, 1 wire to the PC for sound, digital & control, separate antenna jacks.
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  7. N1FMV

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    Not a problem with the 7300. If you want buttons for functions rather than the touch screen get Ham Pod Icom reader:
  8. N1FMV

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    Wish list for the future development:

    two antenna jacks
    better built in speaker
    built in speech synthesizer like the old Icom radios and current Kenwoods
    More robust ATU
  9. AJ6O

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    Had mine for a year, and all I can say is t is the best HF rig I have ever owned in 40 years. I really like the band scope for spotting activity on the bands. Never heard a bad sounding one on the air, and it seems every one I talk to has one, that ought to tell you something.
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  10. PC1RZ

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    Had mine now for over half a year, traded my yeasu 450D in for it. Overall okay, but i certainly mis my 450D. Faint stations i could copy way better on the
    450D, with help of the contour filter. Also on a crowded band the 450 could be filtered, shifted, rfgained and contourded the heck out of it,to get the station i wanted most of the time.
    Reception itself might bet better on the 7300 in general and i love the bandscope.
    But when it gets tricky to get that one station you want, i d take the 450 over it, every time.
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