[amsat-bb] Re: true duplex radios

Howard Kowall hkowall at shaw.ca
Mon Jun 1 15:41:30 PDT 2009

Yes but
To use the rig as a cross band repeater is a different story.
To input on VHF and retransmit on UHF is crossband repeat
Using the rig as a repeater.
I have an HT that is full duplex but is unable to crossband 
repeat(rebroadcast on another band)
Am I correct in my statements
I hope so

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andrew Glasbrenner" <glasbrenner at mindspring.com>
To: "Howard Kowall" <hkowall at shaw.ca>; <clintbrad4d at earthlink.net>; 
<amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, June 01, 2009 4:06 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Re: true duplex radios

>> 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
>> Howard
> Again, incorrect. Think about it for a second. In order for a radio to 
> receive a signal on one band and simultaneously repeat it on another (the 
> meaning of cross band repeat), it has to be capable of full duplex 
> operation. I challenge both of you to find an example that will cross band 
> repeat but isn't full duplex.
> I think maybe you are confusing cross band repeat with cross band split 
> capable.
> 73, Drew KO4MA

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