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Old 03-11-2018, 9:40 PM
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Be careful when comparing specs. Many radios say they cover down to 100kHz or thereabouts but then when you delve a bit deeper you may find that in fact their sensitivity and intermodulation figures are nowhere near as good as their HF specs. I have a couple of radios which I would call good domestic communications receivers but get them below 500kHz or so and there's birdies and broadcast signals a-plenty. I have another commercial marine receiver designed to cover the NDB's and low frequency time signals and it's a totally different beast - clean as a whistle.
Marty both my R71a and R75 get MW doubles every 10kHz throughout most of the LW band. Is that the fault of those receivers, or am I just too darn close to the flames?
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