Ranger Communications RCI-5054DX 6-Meter Transceiver
Reviewed by Joe Bottiglieri, AA1GW Assistant Technical Editor
The Ranger RCI-5054DX all-mode transceiver has made gearing up for 6 meters considerably more affordable.
It's already clear that Cycle 23 will be going down in ham history as the best yet for 50-MHz fans. For years, we younger folks could only stand by and listen quietly as Old Timers reminisced about the incredible worldwide 6-meter openings they witnessed during the peaks of the legendary cycles of the hollow-state age. Now, however, a few of us—bona fide members of "generation solid-state"— have impressive 6-meter cycle-peak DX tales of our own to tell.