Re: E100 may be On The Way OUT!
This was very surprising news, but it now seems a reality. The E100 was the best digital Ultralight I've ever tested for selectivity, and its sensitivity (after full alignment, which always improves the low band greatly on those models with a movable loopstick coil) is superior to any other Ultralight on the high band, and just a shade lower than the SRF-T615 on the low band.
If you have interest in this model, it's recommended that you act quickly to nail one down, even at the price of $80 to $100. They are fully worth it, and the Ultralight enthusiasts may not see another such full-featured pocket radio for a long time to come.
It's a shame they are being discontinued, as I personally had plans to hot-rod this model with super loopsticks, as an ideal digital DX platform. It also has a 455 kHz IF, which makes it suitable for conventional IF filter selectivity modifications. Along with the highly competitive SRF-T615, its value as an Ultralight DXpedition portable is unsurpassed. So if you would like one of these exceptional units, it's time to search around.
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