[amsat-bb] Re: Radio setups

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Sun Aug 31 07:12:24 PDT 2008

Unless you are exceptionally long winded, not adjusting the frequency during 
transmit really isn't an issue. The 897 and 817 will work just fine, with or 
without computer control.

73, Drew KO4MA

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Simon (HB9DRV)" <simon at hb9drv.ch>
To: <AMSAT-BB at amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, August 31, 2008 10:06 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Radio setups

>I could be wrong (I hope not) but the FT-8x7 is not suitable for TX as you
> can't adjust the TX frequency while transmitting. The IC-7000 is OK in 
> this
> respect, so maybe a IC-7000 / FT-817 combo? Otherwise I would suggest a
> IC-703 + transverter?
> Simon Brown, HB9DRV
> www.ham-radio-deluxe.com
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <n3tl at bellsouth.net>
>> I'll be using a Yaesu FT-857D for transmit and an FT-718ND for receive.
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