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Ten-Tec Argonaut VI on Sherwood’s Receiver Test Table

Rob Sherwood, with Sherwood Engineering, just updated his receiver test data table with the Ten-Tec Model 539 Argonaut: The Argonaut VI certainly holds it own in comparison with contest grade radios.

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A review of Ten-Tec’s Argonaut VI QRP transceiver, Model 539

And now, what we’ve all been waiting for:  the Ten-Tec Argonaut VI has finally hit the market.   Manufacturer Ten-Tec has already begun shipping the new units–I hear they’ve already sold out the first production run.  For the past two months, … Continue reading

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Ten-Tec Model 539 Argonaut VI now available

Ten-Tec has now posted the Argonaut VI for purchase on their website. Price? $995.00 I will publish a review of the Argonaut in the very near future. I will post the review with this tag.

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Ten-Tec Hamfest, Argonaut VI update

This weekend, I’m heading to the Ten-Tec Hamfest at the Ten-Tec factory in Sevierville, Tennessee.  This is, hands down, my favorite hamfest of the year. Not only is it completely free, but the ham radio flea market section has a … Continue reading

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Ten-Tec Argonaut VI: On schedule for ordering, shipping later this fall

I just received word from John Henry at Ten-Tec that their time frame for production runs of the Model 539 (Argonaut VI) is  on-track with estimates provided at the 2012 Dayton Hamvention. John said: We are running a small production … Continue reading

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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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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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Sneak peek: Ten-Tec Model 539 Argonaut VI and Model 418 Amplifier at FDiM and Hamvention

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to see the new Argonaut VI and Model 418 100 Watt amplifier up close and even operate them. Though I’ll keep my comments short–I have a l o n g day at the Hamvention ahead … Continue reading

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The Ten-Tec Argonaut VI: the Model 539 QRP transceiver follows the legend (while we follow the spec sheet!)

I well remember first speaking with a Ten-Tec rep at the Ten-Tec Hamfest last year when the company first displayed the concept Model 539 transceiver, which was beginning to generate enormous interest.  After viewing it, I casually asked the representative … Continue reading

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