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OK, i hate spending money needlessly and king radios are expensive, but, we have decided on kings, any comments?


Everyione i've talked to seems to agree, they work great and last and last and last.


enjoy the build

maker wood dust and shavings - foam and fiberglass dust and one day a cozy will pop out, enjoying the build


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I've been into radios since I was a teenager. Both building (Heathkit) and fixing (CBs) them.


The amount of money I find that one has to spend on general aviation type radios is outragous. Just pick up an AES catalog and check out what the latest state of the art amateur radios are selling from from ICOM, Kenwood, Yaseau, Alinco. Kings sell for more than twice than what they are worth.

Mike LaFLeur - Cozy MkIV #1155

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I'd suspect there are more Hams than airplanes which helps with the prices but King has A LOT more paperwork and expense to deal with then all the Ham gear does. I don't like the high prices either but what can you do?


This is experimental so you can use whatever radio you want - make your own if you know how. No need for all that TSO nonsense.

Rick Maddy

Denver, CO

Cozy Mk IV #824 - Chapter 18


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take a look at the icom radios the are still twice the cost they should be but i have a lot of experence with both icom and king

the icom units are just as good and are smaller in size and are

milspec to boot.King 2500.00 vs 800.00

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