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Offline John Poet

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ICOM IC-718 100 Watts HF Amateur Base Transceiver ???
« on: April 01, 2020, 0133 UTC »
Anyone ever used one of these?

Any comment on suitability for "non-standard" operations??

(If a friend of a friend told you all about it, that's cool too...)


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Re: ICOM IC-718 100 Watts HF Amateur Base Transceiver ???
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2020, 0311 UTC »
I had one for several years, great little radio with great audio on SSB, Am uh, not so much.

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Re: ICOM IC-718 100 Watts HF Amateur Base Transceiver ???
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2020, 2205 UTC »
I had one for several years, great little radio with great audio on SSB, Am uh, not so much.

Righhhht,  AM isn't much on most HF SSB transceivers--- and not expected here.


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Re: ICOM IC-718 100 Watts HF Amateur Base Transceiver ???
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2020, 0044 UTC »
I've got a 740. But it's strictly a ham band transceiver of it's era that filtered out all that nasty stuff between bands.

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Re: ICOM IC-718 100 Watts HF Amateur Base Transceiver ???
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2020, 0047 UTC »
I've got a 740. But it's strictly a ham band transceiver of it's era that filtered out all that nasty stuff between bands.

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Re: ICOM IC-718 100 Watts HF Amateur Base Transceiver ???
« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2020, 0148 UTC »
Icom IC-7300 is $879 after rebate. That's a hell of a deal for a superb rig.
Static crashes make me happy :)
Icom IC-7300 / PAR End Fed mostly