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Author Topic: A review of the Xiegu G90 general coverage transceiver  (Read 195 times)

Offline ThaDood

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A review of the Xiegu G90 general coverage transceiver
« on: September 02, 2020, 1908 UTC »
The Chinese stuff is making more attractive head-ways. And for around $470.00, it's hard to turn something like this down. https://swling.com/blog/2020/09/a-review-of-the-xiegu-g90-general-coverage-transceiver/
Question is, how does it do to fight IMD and strong signal overload? I don't like that it doesn't really have a convenient RF Gain Control up front, but that's nit-pickin'. Even for under $500.00, I'd want to wait and find out if it can take the test of time.
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Re: A review of the Xiegu G90 general coverage transceiver
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2020, 1134 UTC »
I have noticed some of the US retailers are selling these now, which would make me feel a bit better if I were in the market for one. I know a guy who has one, but he's not a serious HF operator, so its hard to ask him for performance details. The positives so far seem to be the band scope and auto tuner. Too bad it doesn't cover 6m also. Oh well,you cant have it all I guess. I personally would stick with one of the top 3 manufactures.
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Re: A review of the Xiegu G90 general coverage transceiver
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2020, 1503 UTC »
Check for the Xiegi g-90 Manual(s) & Updated !

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1g4gIYXSnpYX0VcBOOI1QqbqIAl2YYEJs?usp=sharing



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