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29300Re: [FT897] Re:Noise Test

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  • tailfeathers
    Mar 1, 2010
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      I owned several Kenwoods and had my 897 beside 2 Kenwoods (a TS50 and a
      TS2000) and your right about the difference in audio...I wouldn't buy an
      897 for its audio...You better want it for its features or you will be
      disappointed...

      n8gsj



      On 3/1/2010 8:29 AM, David Okrent wrote:
      > I agree that is the best test. Also, as a TS440SAT past users playing with RF
      > Gain, IPO, etc. is pretty natural for me, but it's not only noise it's
      > fidelity and the Kenwood audio amplifiers seem to my ear to have more fidelity
      > and discrimination, so the voice tends to come through a bit better over the
      > noise than it does on the FT897D. However, I also admit that I may just be
      > having a reconstructed memory as I can't compare the rigs side-by-side given I
      > solt the TS440SAT to get the FT-897.
      >
      > Regards,
      >
      >
      > W7DAO
      >
      >
      >
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