[amsat-bb] Re: Educate the Manufacturers
ko6th_greg at hotmail.com
Thu Dec 16 22:56:18 PST 2010
Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2010 00:40:56 -0500
From: glasbrenner at mindspring.com
To: ko6th_greg at hotmail.com
CC: vk3jed at gmail.com; m5aka at yahoo.co.uk; amsat-bb at amsat.org
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Re: Educate the Manufacturers
On 12/17/2010 12:09 AM, Greg D. wrote:
I believe this is the operative statement. I haven't tried it in
a while (years), but I recall that my Alinco DR-610T mobile rig
was not able to receive on 70cm while I was keyed up on 2m for a
satellite contact. I remember this because it's frustrating when
you can't hear what's going on. Haven't tried V/U satellite
mobile since (and that was while parked in my driveway).
The DR-610T is definitely capable of Cross-band Repeat, however.
The 610 was definitely full duplex; see the second bullet at
http://www.alinco.com/Products/DR-610T.shtml. I used a 605
extensively on satellite, and a friend has a 610 still.
Just think about how a cross band repeater works, and you'll realize
that any radio that does that must by design be capable of full
73, Drew KO4MA
Well, I need to try it again, then, because I definitely recall that the operation was difficult. Have you or anyone had problems with desense? Maybe that was it. I was using the mobile setup, with the radio and a Larsen 2/70 glass-mount antenna. I think I was trying AO-27 at the time.
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