[amsat-bb] Icon ID-51A for satellite
framirezferrer at gmail.com
Fri Jan 22 00:00:39 UTC 2016
Or, he can use the ID51A to receive and the Baofeng to transmit. He can use
an Arrow with the diplexer or buy a Comet one.
Cheaper solution than the Kenwood HT.
On Jan 21, 2016 4:56 PM, "Bob" <WB4SON at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Oliver,
> 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),
> for example.
> 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
> TH-D72a. "
> 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
> > KD9CFO
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