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Re: Kenwood TH-F6 deaf?



I have one, and also have heard little on HF, but I HAVE HEARD some CW one
night I was eating pizza in a restaurant. I think that it needs a better
antenna, and they do tell you that in the book, for HF work. I have been
wanting to test that, just have not taken the time yet.

I just wanted to point out that they do say you should use an antenna to fit
the frequency used.

Gene Harlan - WB9MMM
Harlan Technologies - publisher of
OSCAR Satellite Report - OSR@hampubs.com
Amateur Television Quarterly - ATVQ@hampubs.com
http://www.hampubs.com


----- Original Message -----
From: "Greg D." <ko6th_greg@hotmail.com>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 26, 2001 12:48 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Kenwood TH-F6 deaf?


> Hi all,
>
> Santa (bless him) brought me a new HT, the Kenwood TH-F6.  I seem
> to recall it being mentioned by several BB readers, and want to
> compare notes.
>
> It seems that the "B" side of the radio is rather deaf.  The specs
> in the manual do indicate it not being quite as sensitive as the "A"
> side, but the reality on mine seems worse than the numbers would
> suggest.  The radio does work - AM/FM/TV come in fine, but I have
> yet to hear anything beyond the faintest signal on HF, using either
> the bar antenna or the supplied whip (bar was better).  Even WWV
> is not to be heard, night or day, on any of the bands.
>
> Is it just my rig, or are they all like this?
>
> 73s, and Happy Holidays,
>
> Greg  KO6TH
>
>
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