n8hm at arrl.net
Fri Feb 20 15:27:26 UTC 2015
I don't think it's capable of full duplex operation. Regardless, Lee
is asking about the TH-F6A for it's SSB receiver.
On Fri, Feb 20, 2015 at 10:19 AM, george abbott <ka1ajf at cox.net> wrote:
> Will the new Yeasu FT1-DR work?It has 2 receivers.George,W1GMA
>> Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2015 09:53:54 -0500
>> From: n8hm at arrl.net
>> To: lee.ernstrom at rcwilley.com
>> CC: amsat-bb at amsat.org
>> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] TH-F6A
>> If you are looking for an inexpensive solution for full-duplex
>> satellite operations, a FUNcube Dongle Pro+ (about $200 shipped) and
>> an inexpensive Windows 8.1 tablet (which can be had for as little as
>> $59) will provide better performance, though you do need a bit of
>> computer savvy to get it working properly.
>> The TH-F6A receiver is OK, but the filtering is nonexistent (about 12 kHz
>> The best option may be to find a used FT-817.
>> Paul, N8HM
>> On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 3:11 PM, Lee Ernstrom <lee.ernstrom at rcwilley.com>
>> > GA satellite goo-roos. Today I was scanning the HRO catalogue looking
>> > for an inexpensive solution to full duplex contacts for the linear birds and
>> > I ran across the Kenwood TH-F6A hand held 144, 222, and 450 MHZ FM with SSB
>> > option on receive only. That sounds to me like a great fairly inexpensive
>> > solution.
>> > Has anyone tried one of these yet for satellite work?
>> > And I'm wondering if there would be a de-sense problem if used on
>> > receive with a 20 watt transmitter on a different band close to it?
>> > WA7HQD
>> > Lee (Doc) Ernstrom
>> > Syracuse, Ut DN-31xb
>> > Sent from my iPad
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