Tag Archives: Hamvention

John answers a few questions about the Ten-Tec Model 539 Argonaut VI

John Henry, Software Engineer for Ten-Tec, wrote the following message in response to Argonaut VI comments and questions on the Model 539 group: To help answer a few questions. The electronics ARE based on the 599, [Ten-Tec Eagle] not exactly … Continue reading

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Hamvention Photos: Hendricks QRP Kits

Another very active table at the Dayton Hamvention and Four Days in May is that of Hendricks QRP Kits. Doug Hendricks (pictured right) and his team produce some amazing, affordable QRP kits that fill many a niche in the shack. … Continue reading

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The Kenwood TS-990S: Some preliminary specs and features

At Dayton, I had a chance to ask Kenwood reps about the TS-990S. ¬†They did have a few details, but many (such as price) are still rather vague. I made notes on these: This rig will weigh in at 57 … Continue reading

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Video: Tuning the Ten-Tec Argonaut VI

As Ten-Tec was setting up at the Dayton Hamvention last Thursday, I was able to meet with their engineer (John Henry) briefly and had a little time to play with the new Model 539 Argonaut VI. As I tuned around … Continue reading

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Elecraft at the Hamvention

The Elecraft booth has been teeming with people. Of course, large crowds around the KX3–perhaps almost as many as last year, when they first introduced this hand held QRP magic.¬† I know I want one.

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Photos of the Kenwood TS-990

The display model of the Kenwood TS-990 is covered under plexiglass in Hara Arena. Here are a few photos I took this morning. Note that they’ve covered the back panel of the radio with black cloth.  

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Photos of the Yaesu FT DX 3000

Here are a few first photos of the Yaesu FT DX 3000 at the 2012 Dayton Hamvention. I’ve also taken shots of the product sheet below. Better images will follow. Tagged: Yaesu

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Flex Radio: a few photos of the new Flex 6000 product line

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