Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 02-02-2010, 06:12   #16
Registered User

Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 2

Hi Thanks for your reply.

I have found the above on ebay and its seems well priced, unless you would suggest a different model?

I had been looking at the NASA Target which includes software, though the little information I can find appears to require the use of DOS which rather puts me off!

Weather Fax 2000 looks very convenient, if a bit pricey. SeaTTY would appear to do the job so I'm thiking that if I combine this with the Tecsun 310 I should be in business to download weather faxes to my laptop?

Tiptoe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2010, 07:16   #17
Senior Cruiser

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Chesapeake Region and Maine
Boat: 42' Bob Perry sloop
Posts: 4,046
Images: 4
No, that's probably not a good choice. Better would be the Tecsun PL-600 or the Degen 1103. You want a radio with a good SSB capability.

The 1103 has been out longer, I believe, and has lots of very good reviews. You can read them here: Degen DE1103 Product Reviews
It's also available from Canada on eBay. Sometimes goes under the brand name, Kaito.

I don't use SeaTTY, but just about any such program should work just fine with a decent receiver.


btrayfors is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2010, 09:25   #18
Registered User
Jmolan's Avatar

Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Mexico/Alaska/Oregon
Boat: 34' Searunner Tri
Posts: 712
I have the Kaito1103

kaito ka1103, Electronics, degen de1103. Great deals on eBay!

In Mexico, I am able to tune into the Ham and SSB sailing nets and hear everything for weather and gossip. I have not installed a bigger antennea, but hope to. I am very happy with the performance and coverage for the money....

Jmolan is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
SSB Receiver ? bmiller Marine Electronics 27 08-11-2012 05:17
Short Wave / SSB Portable Receiver Advice, Please. halyardz Marine Electronics 43 17-02-2010 19:37
Kaito SSB Receiver Reception Kenneth Magee Marine Electronics 2 29-10-2009 08:35
SSB Receiver Questions jdoe71 Marine Electronics 5 15-05-2009 04:29
SSB Receiver 4runner Classifieds Archive 0 23-01-2008 12:57

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:47.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.