[amsat-bb] Re: re best transceiver for sats
domenico.i8cvs at tin.it
Fri Jul 4 06:42:20 PDT 2008
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From: "Angus" <angus at young5769.freeserve.co.uk>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, July 04, 2008 1:41 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] re best transceiver for sats
> Hi all,
> just wondering what you think is the best transceiver or transceivers for
the satellites. By this I mean to be able to TX and RX at the same time
(covering from 144mhz, 70cm and 23cm), was thinking possibly something like
the ICOM IC910 (with 23cm board added) so that USB downlink and LSB uplink
can be done (can the TS2000 do this also). Or is it better to have 2
seperate radios altogether, and use one for the uplink and one for the
> Any thoughts or what do you think is the ultimate set up, doing quite well
here with very simple FT817 and old FT480R but using transverter for 23cms.
> Gus M0IKB
Hi Gus, M0IKB
In my experience 2 separate radios altogheter, and use one for the uplink
and one for the downlink is better !
If you are doing quite well with very simple FT817 and FT480R and using 23
cm transverters I suggest you do not change your setup.
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