[aprssig] Considering buying a D7 - Some Basic Questions

Brian B. Riley brianbr at mac.com
Sat Apr 5 13:46:07 EDT 2008

Oh yeah! I have to chime in here and second and third that motion. The  
increased performance of the D7 with the SMA-24 is awesome, worth  
every penny you will spend on it ... and then some  ... and ... I must  
likewise affirm  the appellation of said antenna. Here in NWVT one of  
our local ham  gurus refers to that whole class of antennae as  
"eyepoker 2000's" ... that darn fine carbon fiber antenna can be hard  
to see and easy to jab  into something tender.

On Mar 31, 2008, at 7:55 AM, Jason KG4WSV wrote:
> I've replaced the wall wart and factory ni-cd with a Batteries America
> battery and drop-in smart charger.  That and a 17" eye-poker antenna
> (Comet SMA-24) does wonders for the D7.

cheers ... 73 de brian  riley,  n1bq , underhill center, vermont
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