[amsat-bb] satellite rig comparison
w0sat at msn.com
Mon Nov 30 11:02:00 PST 2009
Hi; I have owned the Ft-736 R and the Ft-847, which I am using now.
No matter which rig you decide to buy the most important thing
is the antenna system.
I use KLM,s with switchers and pre amps.
I switch my pre amps off and on from the shack.
My 847 has a pre amp built in too.
Nothing is better than MAST MOUNTED PRE AMPS THOUGH.
If my 847 goes bad I will replace it with another used 847.
I also work a lot of HF too.
I run barefoot on HF all the time.
I also get through all the pile ups because I have a good
Through the years I have made over 15,000 satellite
73,s Jerry w0sat
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