After quite a bit of time on the fence, I just happen to purchase during a recent sale. Less than an hour after making the on-line purchase, I received an email with tracking number of shipment. The rig was received, and I am pleased to date with my purchase. Emails on other items were responded to in a very timely manner by Import Communication's.
As far as the rig, it was put on the air right away, and even with terrible band conditions I received excellent reports on 20 & 17 meters. Appears to be excellent for field & portable use thus far.
X108G first impressions
First of all, this company is top notch in communication and they ship lightning fast. I purchased this radio on Monday and received it on Wednesday the same week. Ed responds to all email inquiries right away! I received the radio today and I was absolutely amazed with it's ability. Using only 15 watts, I was immediately receiving strong signal reports from here in Washington State to Arizona and Ohio. The operators on the other end couldn't believe I was only using 15 watts. My contact in Ohio gave me a 5/9 report and said my signal was stereo quality. All I can say is WOW! This little gem is out performing my ICOM IC-718 using 100 watts of power with the same antennas. This radio is small but powerful and I'm glad I made the purchase, especially from Import Communications. 73/KG7VCL... Steve in Washington.