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Re: PCR-1000

> I have a PCR 1000, but I have not used it yet with my downconverter.  I had
> the same idea, to not fry my downconverter.  It also has some buttons and
> whistles to play with.
> The advertised specs on the various receivers (@ 144 mhz) are:
> PCR-1000 = 0.2uv
> FT-847      = 0.125 uv
> IC-821H    = 0.11 uv
> R-7000      = 0.3uv
> R-7100      = 0.2uv
> R-8500      = 0.32uv
> IC-910H    = 0.11uv
> (less is better)

Are you sure about the R-7000 specs? I haven't checked, but I am pretty sure it is 
closer to 1.0uv, and mine is even worse than that.  The 7000 has a pretty bad 
reputation for being insensitive, and it is deserved, even though it is a great receiver.
And I would be surprised it the 1000 would be much different, since it is similar in 

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