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Reviews Categories | Ham radio kits | VEC-1006K 6m FM Receiver Kit Help


Reviews Summary for VEC-1006K 6m FM Receiver Kit
Reviews: 1 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $34.95
Description: Dual Conversion 6m FM Receiver Kit
Intermediate Skill Level
Product is in production.
More info: http://www.vectronics.com
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KG6QNK Rating: 5/5 Aug 17, 2011 12:57 Send this review to a friend
Surprisingly Good Performance  Time owned: more than 12 months
Simple, compact, dual-conversion receiver performed very well. Very good sensitivity and selectivity.
I made a Folded Dipole Antenna out of 300 ohm twin Lead and Radio Shack TV Transformer- worked just fine.
I used mine in San Diego County; where there is some 6m FM activity. That may not be the case in your area. I would probably want to steer you towards the 2m version.
Not a bad building experience; however, kit just did not seem to "flow" like most of the other kits I have built...required a dash of finesse. That having been said, you do get a simple Receiver with sound fundamental performance. Volume control, Tuning, and Squelch- thats it.
Enclosure is sold seperate. I believe this was the first MFJ/Vectronics enclosure that I did not have to redrill or modify.
Need a simple, compact FM Receiver with darn good performance, here you go. Again, probably be more 2m Repeater activity in your area.
 


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