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Help comparing Yaesu 857d and Elecraft KX3 from a preppers point of view

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Smurf Hunter:
That's taking things rather extreme.  I mean a counter poise wire is to compensate for lack of ground, and now they have a tuner to compensate for the compensation?

I think investing in a better initial antenna system would be a better use of resources.

Carl:

--- Quote from: Smurf Hunter on August 30, 2015, 04:20:00 PM ---That's taking things rather extreme.  I mean a counter poise wire is to compensate for lack of ground, and now they have a tuner to compensate for the compensation?

I think investing in a better initial antenna system would be a better use of resources.

--- End quote ---

Then Hams would not buy half the JUNK equipment that gets sold as technology.
Kind of like throwing money at a fire to put it out..
we transmit powerful signals and the panic when something hears them.
Why just use a piece of wire when we can add knobs and buttons to Fiddle with skillfully adjust.

Carl:
This should float to the surface again asit answers many questions for new Ham operators.

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