On a whim, I bought this
off Ebay for $50 plus shipping. The radio arrived fairly quickly
and I hooked it up to my test station. This was a "stock"
radio, with no modifications (which would be difficult to do
Receive was clear, but
the small internal speaker was a bit tinny, which is understandable
due to the small cabinet. Transmit audio was low and fuzzy which
I attribute to the microphone. At first, I was a bit alarmed
because I didn't see a Noise Blanker switch on the front panel,
but as I found out, the NB function is automatic, and it did
indeed, do a pretty decent job.
Adjacent channel rejection
was average, which I expected, and for someone requiring a small
base station without extra channels or an unlocked clarifier,
this would make a nice rig (the SSB TX audio was pretty close
to where everyone else was, so for many communications it wouldn't
All-in-all, not a bad
little rig - too small for me and well....Unless it's CPI, "white"
just doesn't do it for me.