Long day today - shopping run for the store and picked up a Radio

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Did the usual Monday buying run for the store and then went North to Ferndale and picked up a nice mint Yaesu FT-101ZD ham radio. I only have the technician license for now so I am pretty much limited to two meter but studying for my General and plan to take the exam this November. It is going to take me a couple weeks to get an antenna rigged up anyway. Figured out where my "Ham Shack" is going to be -- a small room off the garage that is now used for storage. The guy bought it brand new back in 1980 and is moving into smaller quarters and selling off some stuff. $175 for something that cost $1,700 30 years ago ($4K+ figuring for inflation). The only real difference between this unit and something current is a PC interface and control software and size (and weight -- about 40 pounds)

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