[amsat-bb] Hand helds for FM birds

George Henry ka3hsw at att.net
Fri Sep 19 02:04:21 UTC 2014

The new Wouxun KG-UV8D is being advertised as full-duplex.  Don't know 
whether it suffers desense or not.  I used to have a Yaesu FT-470 that 
worked quite nicely, and currently have an Alinco DJ-G5 that seems to get 
the job done just fine.

George, KA3HSW

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paul Stoetzer" <n8hm at arrl.net>
To: "Rich/wa4bue" <richard.siff at verizon.net>
Cc: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, September 12, 2014 7:18 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Hand helds for FM birds

> 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

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