Touchpad, Pushbuttons, or Knobs

Discussion in 'Survey Center' started by KB2CRK, Sep 5, 2010.

?

do you prefer

  1. Knobs

    89.5%
  2. Touchpad

    5.3%
  3. Push Buttons

    5.3%
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  1. KB2CRK

    KB2CRK Ham Member QRZ Page

    a little survey,
    which do you prefer on your radios.
    i prefer the Knobs but i also like the tube type radios so i am biased.
     
  2. K8ERV

    K8ERV QRZ Member QRZ Page

    I'm trying to figure out which would be better on Vanna.

    TOM K8ERV Montrose Colo
     
  3. K6BSO

    K6BSO Ham Member QRZ Page

    Buttons are okay but nothing beats a nice set of knobs. The bigger, the better.
     
  4. VE7DCW

    VE7DCW Ham Member QRZ Page

    Knobs..... definately..... and of course,the bigger ,the better!!

    pushbuttons never make it on any radio...... it's the knobs!! :)

    73
     
  5. N2NH

    N2NH Ham Member QRZ Page

    Call me old fashioned, but nothing beats a big old tuning knob. You can have all the direct access buttons and up/down tuning, if you want good tuning, nothing beats a knob, especially a vernier.
     
  6. WA4OTD

    WA4OTD Ham Member QRZ Page

    I think a slider like the IPODS might be better than a knob. I would like a touch screen if done correctly.
     
  7. KA9MOT

    KA9MOT Ham Member QRZ Page

    Knobs....but I have been known to push some buttons.
     
  8. K7SGJ

    K7SGJ Ham Member QRZ Page

    Push buttons are for pussies. Nothing beats the thrill of giving well balanced knobs a good twist.
     
  9. KG4CGC

    KG4CGC Ham Member QRZ Page

    Heavily weighted knobs with a hefty flywheel.
     
  10. K8JD

    K8JD Ham Member QRZ Page

    I miss the feel of spinning a tuning knob on a flywheel like those old high end tube recievers had.
    No keypads
    no freq entry buttons
    no multi layered menus
    no touch screens
    no slider pots
    on my radio !
    Please !
     
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