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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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The Ten-Tec Model 418 100 Watt Amplifier update and spec sheet

Along with the newly released specs of the Ten-Tec Model 539 Argonaut VI transceiver, Ten-Tec has kindly provided QRPer with a spec sheet of their new Model 418 100 watt solid-state linear amplifier. This versatile amp shows promise, and may … 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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Thoughts on the Elecraft KX1 and comparing with the Ten-Tec HB1B

I’ve been meaning to write a post about my Elecraft KX1, because, of all of the rigs I own, it’s the most-often-used, thus the clear favorite in my stable. But:  this morning, I read John Harper’s (AE5X) excellent assessment of the Elecraft … Continue reading

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Ten-Tec announces availability of three new products

Last year, Ten-Tec announced several new products at the 2011 Ten-Tec Hamfest. Three of these products are now available for purchase (see full announcement and photos below): Model RX366 High Performance ASR Sub-Receiver for the Orion Model 565 and Orion … 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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The YouKits HB1B four band transceiver now available at Ten-Tec

Jim Wharton (NO4A) announced on QRP-L this morning that Ten-Tec has received their first shipment of  YouKits HB1B four band QRP transceivers and they are ready for sale. Ten-Tec is the exclusive distributor for for the Canadian company YouKits, hence … Continue reading

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Ten-Tec Answers Your Questions About the Model 539 QRP Transceiver and Model 418 100 Watt Amplifier

The much-anticipated Ten-Tec Model 539 QRP transceiver and Model 418 100 watt amplifier are described in the following interview with Ten-Tec conducted by Tom Witherspoon, K4SWL, of QRPer.com. For those who are interested, the “Ten-Tec” in the following interview transcription is … Continue reading

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