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  1. oregontreehugger

    First Impressions: Icom R6 Receiver

    Just picked up one of these little suckers and I am impressed! Having previously owned an R2 and R5, as well as a Yaesu VR-500, the R6 seems to fix most, if not all, of their shortcomings. While doing this Icom even managed to increase battery life (running Sanyo Eneloop NiMH cells in mine)...