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
* 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  June 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  
. * Limited tests.       
.. ...      
Link to Multi-Band NPR Test Results

 


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   
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  
SDR vs. Legacy Radio: which is better? Nov. 2016

 


All reports copyright  1989-2014 A. Farson VA7OJ/AB4OJ. All rights reserved. Last updated: 01/29/2017 

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