[amsat-bb] Hand helds for FM birds

Stefan Wagener wageners at gmail.com
Fri Sep 19 02:11:17 UTC 2014


On Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 9:04 PM, George Henry <ka3hsw at att.net> wrote:

> 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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