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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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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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Updates: The Ten-Tec Model 539 QRP Transceiver and the Model 418 Amplifier

I just received this update from John Henry (Ten-Tec Software Engineer) this morning: Hi Tom, We are making progress in several areas on the 539, it is coming along, and improving every day. We don’t have a price point we can … Continue reading

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Ten-Tec: Updated info on the Model 539 QRP transceiver and the Model 418 Amplifier

Several of you have written in asking me about updates on the status of the Model 539 and Model 418 from Ten-Tec. I asked Ten-Tec Software Engineer, John Henry, for an update. Here is his response: Hi Tom, We have … Continue reading

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Update: Ten-Tec should take orders for the Model 539 QRP transceiver at Dayton

I just received the following from Ten-Tec: We are progressing along per our schedule for having the 539 ready for orders at Dayton of 2012. I have a hunch the Ten-Tec booth will be busy at the Hamvention this year.

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