[amsat-bb] Another satellite-receiver option
stormchaser at shaw.ca
Mon Jun 8 16:22:24 PDT 2009
It's been more than several years since I last posted to the bb's. I recently have become active on the sats again and must say that I am enjoying myself. I wanted to comment as to another radio that I have used in combination with my 817 for working the ssb birds. I use a Icon R20 for the downlink radio which is a terrific performer. Photos of me using this combination with a arrow antenna, may be seen on my website: www.stormchaser.cjb.net click on: handheld satellite. The other thing you will notice in these photos, is that I am using vox on the 817, which allows me a free hand for adjusting doppler on the 817. I am very pleased with this combination, although the R20 is a all band receiver only.
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