This is a great radio for the new General licensee seeking to break into HF and test the waters.
These radios are reliable and perform.
Using this radio with my hombrewed 10m/6m dipole, I have worked Japan, Lithuania and New Zealand. (Japan and New Zealand repeatedly ... I'm to lazy to get up early to repeat Lithuania.)
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