The Elecraft K3 – with Dual Diversity will be back at KY6R
What a long strange trip its been. I found a K3 and KPOD equipped the same as what I sold a couple years ago and for about the same price as what I sold mine for. I then purchased an ICOM IC-7610 and sold that. Then I got into vintage gear, and while using my KX-3 and found that all of a sudden I had noise on 40M that I have never had before – I had to get back into Dual Diversity and a DX Engineering NCC-2 (another piece of gear I sold and now have “re-bought”.
Its all OK – because while I might have lost a few hundred bucks, I was able to try a bunch of things, and ironically, some of the travels through these twists and turns in the plot bore some excellent fruit:
Well, that’s the Ham Radio hobby for you – you get to learn a lot, and I suppose losing some money here or there is relative – I sort of chalk it up to the cost of education in the School of Radio Hard Knocks.