[amsat-bb] Yaesu FT-2DR as a satellite rig?

Alan wa4sca at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 11:02:51 UTC 2015


Thanks for the report. I have gotten a few questions about using it for satellites, and want to have
some solid info.



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<From: AMSAT-BB [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On Behalf Of Daniel Estévez
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<El 03/10/15 a las 13:34, Alan escribió:
<> Has anyone used the FT-2DR on satellites, and if so, how did it work?
<Hi Alan,
<I've used my FT-2DE to work SO-50 both simplex and duplex, using the
<FT-2DE for the uplink and my FT-817ND for the downlink. The radio works
<well, but it is a a bit of a pity that it has only 5kHz steps.
<I haven't tried ISS packet with it yet.
<Dani M/EA4GPZ.
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