So we’ve been using the AE6120 VOX now a few days and made some contacts so can add a few comments here on the blog. It seems that FM the audio appears stronger than on AM according now to a couple of people. The receive is good at my location with only around S2 which is whole new experience for me. Build is ok, it will not last forever but it will survive a while I’d say. Now the crazy! When you use the volume it drops to Vol 01 and below you’d expect Vol00 and silence. BUT YOU are wrong and it goes to Vol27 and blows your head off with noise. Really! It’s 2021 surely you could make it behave more differently. There appears no NB or ANL but it has 6 roger bleeps. One of them number 6 is the default President bleep. If there was to be a Bill II then this style of display and features would be really a nice base. €75 for a small radio and it works no doubt about it. Have worked U.K. , Republica San Marino on AM straight 4w or just under and vertical antenna. Maybe it needs a little change here and there but it works and it work really well.
Saturday 19th provided some great sporadic-e conditions with contacts to Netherlands, Germany, U.K. on EU mode FM with outrageous signal reports but all commented the audio is excellent. Add to this 1 contact to Piacenza in Italy on AM 27.175 who reported the audio was sharp and good.
No point telling or trying email anyone about the volume issues etc as nobody would beinterested to hear stuff. OR they’ll say it’s how it was designed. But this is a radio other than two small things you are not a beta tester and that’s a new experience.
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