[amsat-bb] Icon ID-51A for satellite
WB4SON at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 23:56:42 UTC 2016
An optimal choice would be a full-duplex HT, one that can receive on one
band and transmit on another at the same time. The 51A won't do that.
Check out this discussion:
And specific to the 51A:
The Kenwood TH-D72A supports full duplex (also called cross-band repeat),
>From work-sat.com: "Although it is preferable to work the FM sats in
full-duplex mode (where you can hear the downlink as you key your mic),
only one currently-manufactured HT does that well in our VHF/UHF mode
- the Kenwood
73, Bob, WB4SON
On Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 6:06 PM, Oliver <mr.soup12 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Considering purchasing an icom. Can anyone comment on using the 51A vs a
> baofeng? Particularly how sensitivity compares.
> Thanks and 73
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