[amsat-bb] Satellite radio's query
george.carrii15 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 16 20:56:05 UTC 2017
I have been using the 9100 for a few years now for my hamsat contacts. It
interfaces very well with SatPC32 and I am very pleased with it. yuo made a
very wise choice for the hamsats!
I even purchased the 1.2 gig module in anticipation. And the DStar module
as well. Bring them on! I am ready!
On Sat, Dec 16, 2017 at 1:31 PM, W3AB/GEO via AMSAT-BB <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> For me, no need to replace my IC-910. Which replaced my IC-810.
> Which replaced my my FT-736. Which replaced my FT-726. Each move added
> more features and ease of operation. The IC-9100 doesn't, for me, add
> anything over the IC-910.
> Sent from my two way wrist watch
> 73 de W3AB/GEO
> On Dec 16, 2017, 10:56, at 10:56, Francis Geraci <fgeraci14 at gmail.com>
> >From WB1FXX - Marathon, Fla.
> >In the past there had been a discussion about different satellite
> >who produces them and their availability.
> >I recently purchased a IC-9100 just for satellite operations. I have
> >seen much discussion about this radio on the Amsat BB. I am curious why
> >this radio has hardly been mentioned. It seems to be the perfect
> >replacement for my aging IC-821. Even has the "funny" little knobs,
> >the 821, that control the RF power and mic gain. The IC-9100 has the
> >and feel of a "real" radio.
> >Is it the price ? $2100.00 USD ? Not the cheapest rig out there. The
> >IC-7610 is "flying" off the shelves at $3900.00 USD. Can't be about the
> >price !
> >Thanks for any comments - WB1FXX
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