The X1M Arrives!

I finally received my assembled Xiegu X1M today.  I unpacked it and started tuning around before going out to dinner with the XYL, but after I got home I picked

Xiegu X1M

Xiegu X1M

up the mic and tried it out.  Attached to an Emtech ZM2 tuner, and about 50-odd feet of random wire in the trees here, I checked in to the Brothers Net on 7192kHz.  Not bad for 5 watts, and a less-than-ideal antenna.  We’re off to a good start.  More to follow.

Neil Goldstein, W2NDG, is a regular contributor to and writes from New York, USA. Contact him at [email protected].

2 Responses to “The X1M Arrives!”

  • k8len:

    Good to hear, more information you provide would be appreciated.

    What we have read…cw excellent…ssb some say modulation to high?…digital cannot get to work

    Look forward to your review.


  • So far audio reports have been good. Supposedly there is a custom adapter that we need for rig-control. It’s a DB9 connector, but not RS-232 I guess. I think digital might work with a PTT interface. If I can’t get the custom cable, I may try the PTT route.

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