[amsat-bb] Re: IF you had a choice...
David - KG4ZLB
kg4zlb at googlemail.com
Thu Jul 16 09:32:38 PDT 2009
This is a topic that surfaces every so often and is not an easy one to
So my two penneth worth is this!
If you are only interested in VHF and above, Satellites and terrestrial
work - the 910 every time.
If you want a shack in a box that can do (primarily) HF, then the TS
wins the day!
The reason I say "primarily" is that the TS exhibits a "birdie" right in
the downlink frequency for SO-50 which renders use of that bird more or
less impossible on that radio.
Its like trying to compare apples with oranges.
For sat work (for me) the 910.
For HF work, the Icom 756 Pro series. :-D
Others will give you different answers of course but the main factor for
me if I was buying a radio now would be the SO-50 "birdie" issue. It may
only affect one bird but there are not that many left up there and no
plans to get any more up!
Norman W Osborne wrote:
> Greetings to all.
> I am looking for owners and potential owners of the
> Icom 910H or Kenwood TS-2000.
> Opinions and thoughts of each radio appreciated.
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