I boxed up my Icom IC-7100 to sell, as I want to swap it for the new Yaesu, so I’ve been using my MFJ 9420. The 9420 is a cheap 10W SSB rig that works surprisingly well!

It has a smooth analog tuning knob, a smaller fine tuning knob, and that’s about it for controls. The top firing speaker actually sounds good too.

Paired with my MFJ loop I was able to make some SSB contacts today, and even got into a pileup or two.

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