[amsat-bb] Re: Optimum HT for FM satellite use?
kb2m at comcast.net
Sat Jan 31 10:09:02 PST 2009
I think the new Yaesu VX8r is full duplex. I recently purchased one, but
haven't had a chance to get on the FM voice sats with it yet, to see how
well it works. It does run APRS well with it's add-on GPS, I did get it to
digi via ISS. I can't wait for it to get warm, so I can do some more stuff
73 Jeff kb2m
>> > I'm getting started in satellite work and interested in purchasing a
>> > suitable HT for portable satellite use using an Arrow antenna.
>> > Wondering
>> > what is considered to be an optimum HT especially considering ease of
>> > managing the Doppler shift during a pass. I understand that the HT
>> > must
>> > be
>> > full duplex capable and thus rules out some models.
>> > Thanks, Gordon, NW7D
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