[amsat-bb] Re: Need Advice for SDR choice

Greg D. ko6th_greg at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 3 16:19:13 PST 2011

> Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2011 14:26:55 -0700
> To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> From: vlfiscus at mcn.net
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Need Advice for SDR choice
> At 06:25 PM 1/2/2011 -0500, marklhammond at gmail.com wrote:
> I'm going to look into SDR.  My Icom r-7100 has an IF out jack I could feed 
> into a unit.

That was my first thought too, but R-7000 receiver's IF is at 10.7 MHz and the FCD only goes down to 64 MHz.

On the other hand, the R7000's tuning range isn't that different from the FCD, and I bet the FCD has better specs, so why bother with the receiver?

Greg  KO6TH


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