[amsat-bb] Re: IC-9100
aa5jg at fidmail.com
Fri Feb 25 12:01:16 PST 2011
But just because something is listed as a satellite radio, why only limit it
to the satellite bands? Satellite radios also make good VHF/UHF weak signal
and contest radios.
73s John AA5JG
On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 1:56 PM, Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF <nigel at ngunn.net>wrote:
> There aren't any satellites on 6M.
> There's always the "old fashioned" solution, an HF receiver, an HF
> transmitter and a pair of converters or transverters.
> They're still available for the microwave bands.
> There must be older 2M and 70cM multimode rigs available used ( IC211E,
> TS700, IC202/404 etc) that will happily drive transverters for the higher
> bands and amplifiers for their own band.
> On 25-Feb-11 19:51, John Geiger wrote:
>> Used, now there are many more options. Hard to find anything to fault
>> about the Kenwood TS790, except that it doesn't
>> do 6m.
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