[amsat-bb] Re: Best dualband FM rigs

MM ka1rrw at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 27 11:14:08 PST 2010

Yaesu FT-736R

Nothing comes close in FM and its also very good in SSB.

FM has 3 triple conversion RX and Normal and narrow FM filters.
Easy to use Sat mode switch for Doppler correction.

I have owned both Yaesu FT-736R and the Icom IC-910.

Yaesu FT-736R vrs IC-910

Easier to use.
Doppler correction very easy.
25 watt output make it easy to pair up with external amps.
FM Rx great, plus the narrow FM filters (great for city work)
Does not require external Pre-amps, as does the 910.
Cost 50% to 75% less than a 910


--- On Wed, 1/27/10, John Geiger <aa5jg at yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: John Geiger <aa5jg at yahoo..com>
> Subject: [amsat-bb]  Best dualband FM rigs
> To: amsat-bb at amsat..org
> Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 12:40 PM
> What are considered the best dualband
> FM rigs for working the mode J FM sats-like AO27, SO50, and
> AO51?  Which hear the birds the best on 70cm FM?
> 73s John AA5JG
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