[amsat-bb] Re: WBFM with the ICOM: IC706MK2 and G, IC-703+

Jonathan Guthrie ka8kpn at brokersys.com
Thu Oct 29 17:52:37 PDT 2009

On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 03:32:55PM -0400, Stan, W1LE wrote:
> Can some one confirm that the IC-706MK2 and the 706MK2G
> can both handle WBFM in the 6M and 2M ham bands ?
> Objective is to use this rig as an RX IF with a 2.4 GHz down converter
> and have enough detected BW for a Multi7 TNC to decode the 2.4 GHz sats.

> As I recall the IC-703+ can not do any WBFM.

I was going to respond to this this afternoon, but I realized I'd only used
WBFM to listen to FM broadcast band signals, so I waited to get home to try
it.  My IC-706MKIIG does will go into WFM mode in both 6 and 2 meters.

Whether that's what you need or not, I can't say.

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