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I have always wondered who are the engineers who design radios for the marketplace. They must keep generating new designs because radios only stay on the market for a brief time, and newer models are not necessarily better, they are often worse. Some one explain to me why we can’t just stay with a good design.
I currently have a curiosity about so-called “work-site” radios that are made rugged and have strong audio amps. I have an order placed for a Sangean U1 but for some reason it’s been on back-order for a month.
Youtube has a few “radio reviews” but what I could find was a total waste of time and not useful.
The data Artisan posted demonstrates very well how widely the quality varies.
I think radio popularity might be helped by better quality control at the manufacturer level.
Poorly performing radios leave a very poor impression of the whole radio experience.