What to look for in a transceiver in 2018

Discussion in 'Videos and Podcasts' started by VK3BL, Mar 25, 2018.

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  1. VK3BL

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    Jarrad VK3BL covers the essential features you should look for in a new radio in 2018, with advice specifically targeted to those new to the hobby.

    We take you through some of the different styles of radio as well as their intended use, and cover the downfalls if you don't use them for their designed target audience.

    We hope you enjoy the video - please comment with your thoughts :)


    Jarrad VK3BL
  2. KA9JLM

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    A good warranty is most important.
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  3. VK3BL

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    100% agree about a good warranty being one of my top picks.
  4. WQ2H

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    Warranty is clearly important, but I'll take reliability first.

    I've had a bunch of Yaesu's for awhile, beat up a few of them pretty bad (rain, snow, lightning, MARS mods, falling out of the car), but have had zero trouble with any of them.

    Good luck!
    Jim, WQ2H
  5. WB2WIK

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    If the warranty is one year, that doesn't do anything for me. Most stuff fails after 3 years or more.

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