[amsat-bb] Re: true duplex radios

Howard Kowall hkowall at shaw.ca
Mon Jun 1 13:48:51 PDT 2009

That's correct Clint
And also being full duplex with ability to hear the sat downlink doesn't 
mean it has the ability to  crossband repeat also

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <clintbrad4d at earthlink.net>
To: "Andrew Glasbrenner" <glasbrenner at mindspring.com>; <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, June 01, 2009 3:40 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: true duplex radios

> But the ability to crossband repeat doesn't automatically mean that a 
> radio can monitor a satellite's downlink while transmitting to it ....
> -----Original Message-----
> From:  "Andrew Glasbrenner" <glasbrenner at mindspring.com>
> Subj:  Re: [amsat-bb] Re: true duplex radios
> Date:  Mon Jun 1, 2009 12:55 pm
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> To:  "Clint Bradford" <clintbrad4d at earthlink.net>,<amsat-bb at amsat.org>
>> Really? Dual-receive, indeed. And will perform crossband repeating.
>> But I can transmit on one band and simultaneously hear myself on
>> another with a FT-8800?
> How else would it be able to cross band repeat? Page three of the manual:
> "Featuring 1054 memory channels (527 channels each for "Main" and "Sub"
> band), full
> duplex operation with independent Volume and Squelch controls, and 
> built-in
> CTCSS and
> DCS encoder/decoder circuits, ..."
> 73, Drew KO4MA
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