Tuesday, May 31, 2011

FTdx5000 digital filters efficiency

I have been playing with the FTdx-5000 almost 3 weeks now. What can I say about it? Just… WOW! I thought it would be a new toy in my collection but it is definitely quite more than that. It is really an excellent and efficient  instrument of dealing with noisy today’s bands. Watch the video to have an idea what this terrific rig is capable to do.

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Speaking for dreams…

Sometimes so many, I wonder what people need to be happy.It depends on who you have in mind, it is an spontaneous answer… but let me tell you my theory about it. The happiest period of one’s life is obviously childhood.Why? Because they have no preoccupations and they have a lot of toys to play with. The adults we have a lot of preoccupations and no toys.  And what can we do to fix that? Just buy a toy from time to time.
That’s exactly what I did. I bought myself a toy!
SW8NAG on the top of the box. He looks in high moods as he reflects mine. It is the exciting moment before the unpacking. Soon the interior of this box will be sitting comfortably on the desk of my shack, promising to give me many happy hours of cooperation. It is going to continue Ft-1000 mkv’s legacy. Today it is really a special day as the annual Marathon of six meters begins. I will run it, using  this new weapon and I hope  getting better results t5his year.
And here it is, already installed! First QSO with SV3KH. Perfect!
And now I am anxious to find out why respectable reviewers called it “gold standard”. Something tells me that it will be an easy job.