[amsat-bb] Hand helds for FM birds

Rick Tejera saguaroastro at cox.net
Sat Sep 13 00:07:02 UTC 2014


If you can find the D72A's predecessor, the TH-D7A, on the used market, that
will do fine as well. Got my VUCC Sat using one.. 

Rick Tejera
Saguaro Astronomy Club
www.saguaroastro.org
Thunderbird Amateur radio Club (K7TEJ)
www.w7tbc.org

-----Original Message-----
From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On
Behalf Of Paul Stoetzer
Sent: Friday, September 12, 2014 06:50
To: Rolf Krogstad
Cc: amsat-bb at amsat.org
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Hand helds for FM birds

Yeah, I screwed up the model number!


On Fri, Sep 12, 2014 at 9:48 AM, Rolf Krogstad <rolf.krogstad at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Is that the same as the Kenwood TH-72A?
> http://www.aesham.com/multi-band/kenwood-th-d72a/
>
> Rolf  NR0T
> Amsat #38889
> Amsat-UK e-Member
>
>
> On Fri, Sep 12, 2014 at 7:18 AM, Paul Stoetzer <n8hm at arrl.net> wrote:
>
>> The only current production model that works for Mode J full duplex 
>> is the Kenwood TH-D7A2. There are few other full duplex handhelds on 
>> the market, but they all suffer from desense on 70cm when transmitting on
2m.
>>
>> The other handhelds may be adequate for the Mode B FM transponders on
>> EO-80
>> and the Fox-1 series, but they will not work for full duplex on SO-50.
>>
>> 73,
>>
>> Paul, N8HM
>>
>> On Fri, Sep 12, 2014 at 8:12 AM, Rich/wa4bue 
>> <richard.siff at verizon.net>
>> wrote:
>>
>> > I lost some information once published on the BB.
>> >
>> > What FM hand helds work duplex 70 cm and 2 meter for OSCARS?
>> >
>> > Does anyone have a preference???
>> >
>> > Rich W4BUE
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