[hackpgh-ham] Re: 817 vs. 817ND

  • From: "j. eric townsend" <jet@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: hackpgh-ham@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2011 17:11:44 -0400

unless you care about 60M, go with the 817. Unlike the ND, the old one can be software modded to open up the receive range BUT THAT WOULD PROBABLY BE ILLEGAL.

On 6/1/11 17:07, Doug Philips wrote:
So I've gotten myself into a pickle. That is to say, I've found
someone selling a used 817 (not ND) for around $300.
Unless there is some compelling reason that I have to have an ND, I
was thinking of going for it.
Maybe easier to talk about in person at the shop, but I figured I'd
toss this out and see what folks think?


J. Eric Townsend
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