Etón E10

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Type
Portable Amateur HF/VHF Receiver 
Frequency range RX
0.15-30 / 87-108 MHz 
TX
Frequency stability
Tuning steps
9 / 10 kHz 
Filters
Receiver
Modulations
AM / W-FM Stereo / CW / SSB 
Sensitivity
Selectivity
Receiver system
IF-frequencies
Image rejection
Audio output
Transmitter
Modulations
RF-output
Connections
Antenna
Ingebouwde ferrietstaaf + Ingebouwde zwiep 
Impedance
50 Ω 
Electrical
Power requirements
4.8-6V DC (4R6/AA) 
Current drain RX
TX
Physical
Dimensions (w×h×d)
190 × 115 × 32 mm (7.48 × 4.53 × 1.26 in)  
Weight
370 gr (13.1 oz)  
Form factor
Portable 
Manufactured
Between 200x and 200x  
Other features
Memories
700 channels in 1 banks  
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators 
Manufacturer
Etón 
Model
E10
Features
 
Manuals, Diagrams and Brochures
 
None available  

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Reviewed by
rreh917
Review date
Jan 16th, 18:30
Purchased
New in 2008
  80.00
Performance
5 of 5
Build quality
4 of 5
Features
5 of 5
User friendliness
4 of 5
Value for money
5 of 5

Full featured AM SWL mini portable.

A friend of mine found a bunch of these portables going on sale for $80.00 each on ebay in 2008 and was going to buy a couple of them for himself and asked me if I wanted to be included with this on his order. I ordered two as well, and didn't regret it. An AM only portable in SWL, but a good performer on medium wave AM and FM as well. The other radio I bought for my cousin so that he could hear Buffalo Sabres hockey games from Buffalo's 550AM WGR in a Burger King that he manages. It does it well, from what he tells me. This radio does indeed have some good ears on it. Just on it's telescopic whip antenna it heard the CW taps (Being this is an AM only radio.), from the 22M "GNK" beacon on 13.564MHz from Madison, WI that claims 4 milliwatts TX, and I could hear it with this portable in West Virginia. Nice features in this radio include a large 5 segment RF signal strength meter, a three step RF IN attenuator, a fine-tune trimmer capacitor for the whip antenna, WIDE / Narrow bandwidth, (But drops the sensitivity a lot in WIDE mode.) Hi / LO tone switch. Pleasant audio from the 3" speaker, with FM stereo via 1/8" headphone jack. EXT Antenna jack is 1/8" plug. Keypad frequency entry is nice. Memories are about 200 in separate banks, and A / B VFO, (Rare for a portable.), and large LCD screen that has back lighting from amber LED's, but keypad not lit. Can take either Ni-MH rechargeable, or alkaline batteries, but there's a set-up procedure to for that. Very few minuses are, not SSB, no Long Wave coverage, clock time drifts and not accurate, memory programming a bit cumbersome (Keep that manual handy!), and come coated with that Chinese rubbery casing that turns gooey in a couple of years. But, if you want a full featured AM only portable that makes for a great travel radio, still a great buy for around $75.00.

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