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QST Magazine Product Reviews - Key Measurements Summary - HF-Transceivers or Receivers

Source: Product Review from QST Magazine - Many thanks to ARRL and QST Magazine for their very interesting reviews!

Sorted by 2 kHz 3rd-order dynamic range

1

2

3

4

5

Subject of measurement

Min

Max

Yaesu FTdx5000D

Elecraft K3

Elecraft K3

Flex-5000A

Kenwood TS-590S

Band: 14 MHz

Scale

Scale

Dec 2010

Jan 2009

Apr 2008

July 2008

May 2011

Receiver

20 kHz blocking gain compression

70 dB

140 dB

136 dB *

142 dB !

139 dB

123 dB

141 dB !

2 kHz blocking gain compression

70 dB

141 dB

136 dB *

140 dB

139 dB

123 dB

121 dB

20 kHz 3rd-order dynamic range

50 dB

110 dB

114 dB !

106 dB

103 dB

99 dB

106 dB

2 kHz 3rd-order dynamic range

50 dB

110 dB

114 dB !

103 dB

102 dB

99 dB

97 dB

20 kHz 3rd-order intercept

-40dbm  

+35dbm

+41 dBm !

+29 dBm

+26 dBm

+35 dBm

+26 dBm

2 kHz 3rd-order intercept

-40dbm

+35dbm

+40 dBm !

+28 dBm

+26 dBm

+30 dBm

+22 dBm

Transmitter

Tx-Rx turnaround time (SSB tx delay)

50 ms

10 ms

37 ms

12 ms

22 ms

29 ms

14 ms

Transmit 3rd-order IMD

-20 dB

-35 dB

-43 dB #!

-29 dB

-27 dB

-34 dB

-29 dB

Transmit 9th-order IMD

-20dB

-70 dB

-72 dB #!

-51 dB

-53 dB

-54 dB

-52 dB

Sorted by 2 kHz 3rd-order dynamic range

6

7

8

9

10

Subject of measurement

Min

Max

Perseus SDR

Icom IC-7700

TenTec Orion-II

Flex-3000

Icom IC-7600

Band: 14 MHz

Scale

Scale

Dec 2008

Oct 2008

Sept 2006

Oct 2009

Nov 2009

Receiver

20 kHz blocking gain compression

70 dB

140 dB

117 dB

125 dB

136 dB

112dB

122 dB

2 kHz blocking gain compression

70 dB

141 dB

99 dB

102 dB

136 dB

112 dB

102 dB

20 kHz 3rd-order dynamic range

50 dB

110 dB

100 dB

106 dB

92 dB

97 dB

106 dB

2 kHz 3rd-order dynamic range

50 dB

110 dB

97 dB

95 dB

95 dB

95 dB

88 dB

20 kHz 3rd-order intercept

-40dbm

+35dbm

+35 dBm

+35 dBm

+20 dBm

+28 dBm

+31 dBm

2 kHz 3rd-order intercept

-40dbm

+35dbm

+35 dBm

+24 dBm

+21 dBm

+26 dBm

+13 dBm

Transmitter

Tx-Rx turnaround time (SSB tx delay)

50 ms

10 ms

N/A

15 ms

30 ms

48 ms

13 ms

Transmit 3rd-order IMD

-20 dB

-35 dB

N/A

-28 dB

-28 dB

-30 dB

-31 dB

Transmit 9th-order IMD

-20dB

-70 dB

N/A

-53 dB

-52 dB

-45 dB

-48 dB

Sorted by 2 kHz 3rd-order dynamic range

11

12

13

14

15

Subject of measurement

Min

Max

Icom

IC-7800 V2

Yaesu FTdx9000

TenTec Omni-VII

Icom IC-R9500

Yaesu FTdx9000

Band: 14 MHz

Scale

Scale

Mar 2007

July 2010

July 2007

Jan 2008

Mar 2006

Receiver

20 kHz blocking gain compression

70 dB

140 dB

144 dB

137 dB

137 dB

144 dB !

128 dB

2 kHz blocking gain compression

70 dB

141 dB

117 dB

102 dB

134 dB

109 dB

97 dB

20 kHz 3rd-order dynamic range

50 dB

110 dB

108 dB

99 dB

91 dB

5kHz/92 dB

101 dB

2 kHz 3rd-order dynamic range

50 dB

110 dB

86 dB

85 dB

82 dB

81 dB

78 dB

20 kHz 3rd-order intercept

-40dbm

+35dbm

+38 dBm !

+28 dBm

+11 dBm

+32 dBm

+35 dBm

2 kHz 3rd-order intercept

-40dbm

+35dbm

+22 dBm

+7 dBm

+6.5 dBm

-4dBm

+1 dBm

Transmitter

Tx-Rx turnaround time (SSB TX delay)

50 ms

10 ms

15 ms

32 ms

20 ms

N/A

35 ms

Transmit 3rd-order IMD

-20 dB

-35 dB

-32 dB

-37 dB #!

-27 dB

N/A

-34 dB #

Transmit 9th-order IMD

-20dB

-70 dB

-52 dB

>-75 dB #!

-55 dB

N/A

-80 dB #!

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