[amsat-bb] Re: Using a FT-897 for Linear Transponders

Anthony Monteiro aa2tx at comcast.net
Sun May 9 17:52:22 PDT 2010

Hi Reid,

I believe PCSat32 will run an FT-897 to work a linear transponder.

Of course you can also use the old InstantTrack with InstantTune
just tell it you are using an FT-817.

Tony AA2TX


At 05:36 PM 5/9/2010, Reid Crowe wrote:
>Has anyone figured out a good way to use an FT-897 for linear
>transponders without an additional receiver?  I would really like to get
>on some of the other birds from Sondrestrom (GP47) and Thule (FQ56)
>before I leave Greenland.
>Reid OX/N0RC
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