Turn it on, tune it up and off we go.

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So my 6500 has been turned off for about a month, and today I fancied a chin wag.   Turned on the PC, the radio and did a quick tune on 17m and heard a friend and fellow Brit calling.   No AMP here, so 100 watts it was and boom - I'm in.    It works - no messing.  Just works.   

We chatted for 15 mins, me on the 6500 him on his 3000.    Just like making a phone call.  Wonderful!

Proud to be a 6500 owner!



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Richard Clafton W4/G7EIX, Elmer

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  • Warm all over...perhaps that the 3 Pugs on my lap though.

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Thom Baxter

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Me too!
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Jay -- N0FB, Elmer

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Love the Key Ring!

Former 3000 and current 6300 owner here.  Best money I ever spent chasing my hobby. 
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Richard Clafton W4/G7EIX, Elmer

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Most people have car brand logos on their keyrings....I needed something unique as a talking point.  So I created a quick design and engraved and cut it on the laser.     Cool toy!
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Richard Clafton W4/G7EIX, Elmer

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Yup - likewise.   3000, then 5000, got myself a 6500 and sent the 5000 to a good home who needed to be bit by the SDR bug.    I converted many a Kenwood, Yaesu and ICOM fanboy back in Texas.