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post #33 of Old 06-15-2011
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Originally Posted by sailingmum View Post
That said, I'm heading to Bahamas in October, and budget only allows Receiver. With this Sony, or the one Auspicious mentioned, whose link I had trouble with, do I need or would additional antennae be useful ?

I use the small Sony in the Bahamas. Chris Parker booms in with only the little telescopic antenna. Reception is as good as any SSB rig. The Sony comes with a long wire antenna but I've never had to use it.

Rick I
Toronto in summer, Bahamas in winter.

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