[amsat-bb] Re: FO29 and Kenwood TH-F6A

Gordon JC Pearce gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Sat Dec 31 17:21:44 PST 2011

On Sun, 1 Jan 2012 00:09:46 -0000
"John Geiger" <aa5jg at fidmail.com> wrote:

> Glad to hear that FO29 is back-now to get on it!  Has anyone tried using a 
> Kenwood TH-F6A HT to receive FO29, since it does receive SSB?  I would be 
> hooking it to an external antenna.  Is it sensitive enough on SSB to hear 
> the satellite?  The QST review shows its sensitivity is a little down on HF 
> and 6m SSB.


Get a decent hand-portable Yagi and have at it.

It's a shame that AO-51 is no longer with us, that was my favourite "portable" sat for using with my TH-F7E and a homebrew crossed dual-band Yagi.

Gordon JC Pearce MM0YEQ <gordonjcp at gjcp.net>

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