Clearly, I can't give too much away here - the review will be in the next issue of PW - but it's fair to say that the rig worked out well. As regular readers will know, I've had a Yaesu FT-8900 for a few years now. The TH-9800 follows that pattern very closely and works well (though is not identical). Well worth a look if you're in the market for an FM quadbander. I'll be sorry to send it back!