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Offline VA7MN

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Hello from BC Canada
« on: December 02, 2018, 12:51:05 AM »
Hi Everybody, I came here via Buddy's excellent youtube videos. I was looking uo videos on the Yaesu FT-101 when I found his stuff on this great radio. It was my first radio way back in the early 80s when I was first licensed. It was a bit beat up but worked ok for a few years, with a bit of TLC. I then got a Swan 102BX and a couple of Kenwood radios. Years later, after a long absence from ham radio, I got my hands on a beautiful FT-101E, in near mint condition. Looking forward to putting it back on the air after some testing. I have limited space here, so am going for verticals. I also enjoy QRP CW. I also use the HTX-100 which is a good solid radio for 10M CW and SSB. Hope to work some of you on the bands this winter. Straight key night will soon be here!

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Re: Hello from BC Canada
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2018, 07:20:33 AM »
Hi and welcome to the forums.  It is great to have you here.
The 101 is a great radio.  To some it is a love hate relationship lol.
I think they were one of the best radios ever produced.

Thanks for sharing and for the kind words.

Buddy
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Re: Hello from BC Canada
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2018, 07:05:18 AM »
Hello VA7MN!
Michael, KE4EST