[amsat-bb] Re: T7H

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Mon May 18 12:32:21 PDT 2009

>It's probably not the ideal way to start out on the FM birds, using one 
>where you are having to do more work to transmit and go back to receive.
>Other radios where you can program memory channels with TX and RX
>frequencies in different bands (most Kenwood and Yaesu HTs, as well as
>some older Icom HTs) are better to work with, if you want to simplify your

Let's not overlook the fact that it is only half duplex, which results in 
more collisions on the uplink, uncertainty over whether you were heard, and 
generally more chaos. Full duplex operation always tends to be a better 
experience for everyone on the pass, and is the more refined method to 

73, Drew KO4MA 

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