[amsat-bb] Re: Students call space station with home-built radio
w4as at bellsouth.net
Tue Feb 3 13:40:03 PST 2009
ICOM IC-V8000 (from Radioworld) transceiver, Hygain Two-Meter Oscar
antenna, Yaesu G-5500 rotor.
73 de W4AS
On Feb 3, 2009, at 4:33 PM, Trevor wrote:
> --- On Tue, 3/2/09, Kelly Martin <kelly.lynn.martin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I didn't know that Icom was selling kits.
> I did wonder myself, the story doesn't actually say which part of
> the system was "home-built".
> Back in the 1920's Radio Amateurs build their own components
> (resistors etc), these days things have moved on and we develop
> systems that can embody complete transceivers as a component-part.
> 73 Trevor M5AKA
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