HW-8

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From: mvjf@mvubr.att.com
Date: Thu Jul 08 1993 - 12:35:00 EDT


Bob,
$125 is a fair price for an HW-8 but finding a manual
could be a chore.
Low power output on some bands was due to faulty
toroid cores, and can be easily corrected.

A couple of lantern cells could power it for 6
months of casual operating.

Look inside at the soldering job (kit) and
make an offer ($100) ?

When you think about it, you get 4 bands of QRP
for $125. That is $32/band. Much cheaper than
any kit (except the Spider) and it has a VFO/

You can have fun adding (in order of importance)
1. In-line fuse
2. SWR meter mod
3. S-meter mod
4. RIT

That sounds good to me. I used an HW-7 for a
year before buying an HW-8, and used it for
2 years. The 8 was a giant step up from the
HW-7.

72, Jim - W1FMR mvjf@mvubr.att.com


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