Image

qusetion

Want to suggest a group, or additional features for site?

Moderators: Bozo, JR Moderator

User avatar
roger777
Super Mud-Duck
Super Mud-Duck
Posts: 9
Joined: Thursday, 10 March 2011, 12:38 PM

qusetion

Post by roger777 » Saturday, 09 April 2011, 8:03 AM

which radio is better,galaxy dx959 or the Texas Ranger tr-696fd1
I plan to put mods in and use a 150 watt amp.
thank you!


User avatar
MDYoungblood
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 7402
Joined: Saturday, 12 June 2010, 19:05 PM
Logged in via: iPad
Radio: Uniden Washington
Antenna: Avanti Sigma II
Name: Greg
Location: Baltimore, MD
Contact:

Re: qusetion

Post by MDYoungblood » Saturday, 09 April 2011, 10:54 AM

Hi roger777 and welcome to the forum,
In my opinion between the 2 radios I would choose the Texas Ranger TR-696FD1 over the Galaxy 959. They are basically the same radio but the TR has 1 more digit on it's freq counter. The only mods I would do is up the modulation, lower the dead key to give the finals some breathing room and unlock the clarifier ( have the frequency checked to make sure it is on the money). The lower dead key will also help your amp live longer.

Greg
"321, the Middle of Maryland"

23 AM "WORLD WIDE" 38 LSB

Strong Supporter of America's Original Homeland Security Act
The Second Amendment



Official Moderator - CBRT Complaint Department



Post Reply Previous topicNext topic

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest