List of my User Reviews & Test Reports

by Adam M. Farson VA7OJ/AB4OJ


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No. Model Review Date  
1 IC-756Pro/Pro2 2000, 2002  
2 IC-756Pro3 July 2005  
3 IC-7000 Nov. 2005  
4 IC-7700 Sep. 2008  
5 IC-7200 Dec. 2008  
6 IC-7600 Apr. 2009  
7 IC-7410 Aug. 2011  
7a IC-7410 TX Re-test Feb 2015  
8 IC-9100 Aug. 2011  
9 IC-7100 Aug. 2013  
10 IC-718 Mar. 2014  
11 ID-5100 Aug. 2014  
12 IC-7851* June 2016  
13 IC-R8500 Dec. 2015  
14 IC-R7100 Dec. 2015  
15 IC-7300 Apr. 2016  
16 IC-R8600 Oct 2017
* Now including NPR w/1.2 kHz roofing filter..  
†NPR only.  

 


         
No.  Model  Review Date     
1 VL-1000  Dec. 1989     
2 FT-950* Aug./Sep. 2012     
3 FTDX-3000  Mar. 2013     
4 FTDX-1200  Jul. 2013     
5 FT-991 Aug. 2015 Summary  
6 FTDX-5000D Nov. 2015 NPR & PN  
Competitive analysis: IC-7410/TS-590/FT-950

 


SDR         
No.  Make/Model  Review Date     
1 Perseus Oct. 2011     
2 HPSDR  Jun. 2012     
3 FunCube Dongle P+* Nov. 2013     
4 Apache ANAN-100D/200D. Aug. 2014    
5 ELAD FDM-S2 Aug. 2014    
6 RFSpace SDR-IQ* Oct. 2014    
7 FlexRadio 6700 Oct. 2014    
8 QS1R Rev. D* Dec. 2014    
9 Hermes Lite Aug. 2015    
10 SunSDR2 Pro Jan. 2016 Updated  
11 RFSpace Cloud-IQ* Jan. 2016    
12 Expert Electronics ColibriNANO Jun. 2017  
13 Apache ANAN-8000DLE Sep. 2017  
. * Limited tests.       
NPR Test Data Selector

 


Amplifiers    
No.  Make/Model Review Date   
1 RM Italy HLA305V Apr 2015  
       

Test Methods & Procedures
Title Issue Date   
NPR Testing of HF Receivers Sep. 2011   
Clint W7KEC's NPR Test Data Oct 2017
Explaining ARRL Technical Reviews Nov. 2011  
NPR Testing of HF Radios Nov. 2012  
HF Receiver Testing: Issues & Advances Mar. 2014 mirror
Lossy, Mismatched Transmission Lines July 2014  
A New Look at SDR Testing June 2016  
Evaluating Digital Receivers (SDR Academy, Friedrichshafen) June 2016
SDR vs. Legacy Radio: which is better? Nov. 2016  
Receiver Performance Data in the SDR Era June 2017
Disruptive Technologies, by Rob Sherwood NC0B* June 2017
Noise Power Ratio (NPR) Measurements July 2017
* presented at Contest University 2017, Dayton OH, USA    

 


All reports copyright  1989-2014 A. Farson VA7OJ/AB4OJ. All rights reserved. Last updated: 11/01/2017 

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