[amsat-bb] Re: Satellite Transceiver
ka1rrw at yahoo.com
Sun Apr 5 07:31:27 PDT 2009
i am running the Yeasu FT-736R.
it supports 6/2/440/1200.
its the best Sat rig ever made and you can find good ones for under $600.
--- On Fri, 4/3/09, Sebastian <w4as at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> From: Sebastian <w4as at bellsouth.net>
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Satellite Transceiver
> To: "AMSAT BB" <AMSAT-BB at amsat.org>
> Date: Friday, April 3, 2009, 8:35 PM
> I have a Kenwood TS-2000, but was disappointed about the
> birdy on
> 436.795, which makes both SO-50 and AO-27 unusable.
> Now if that doesn't bother you, the 2000 is a great
> However, I wanted to have a dedicated satellite radio, and
> I decided
> to go with the Icom IC-910H.
> I guess it all depends. If you are looking for a radio
> that will do
> HF & VHF/UHF and satellites, and aren't too
> concerned about using
> those two birds, then go with the 2000. You can't beat
> it for the
> If you want to have a rig that was designed specifically
> for satellite
> work, and if you already have an HF rig, then the 910H is
> for you.
> There are other older radios available, but I personally
> like to stay
> with rigs that are still in production.
> 73 de W4AS
> On Apr 3, 2009, at 4:30 PM, Norman W Osborne wrote:
> > Which one?
> > I am looking to buy something new and have been
> looking at the knw
> > 2000 and
> > Icom.
> > Any suggestions?
> > best regards,
> > Norman
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