[amsat-bb] Best HT for satellite operation?
ec4tr.luis at gmail.com
Thu Mar 9 23:49:03 UTC 2017
Do not forget the yaesu FT-51R, works perfect in full duplex mode.
73 de Luis
El 10/03/2017 a las 0:45, Paul Stoetzer escribió:
> You are simply wrong. The Kenwood TH-D72, D7, D7(G) as well as the Yaesu
> FT-470 and FT-530 all are excellent full-duplex HTs with no desense.
> It appears you are suggesting that people operate half-duplex. That can
> work somewhat, but is definitely not something I would ever recommend.
> Paul, N8HM
> On Thu, Mar 9, 2017 at 18:25 Dale Kubichek via AMSAT-BB <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
>> Message: 10
>> Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2017 14:17:14 -0500
>> From: Tucker McGuire <tucker at mcguireland.com>
>> To: Andrew Glasbrenner <glasbrenner at mindspring.com>
>> Cc: "amsat-bb at amsat.org" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
>> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Best HT for satellite operation? This is a loaded
>> questions and every HAM I've ever met has opinions...
>> It is better to ask what HT's fit SAT OPs functionality:
>> Everyone wants 'full duplex', I've not seen a dual-band HT that can do
>> 'real' RX while the PTT is pushed, period!
>> Nest shoot for - What dual-band HT can program SAT offsets (in the SAME
>> single memory)?
>> My definition: in one memory can program both 2m-RX AND 70cm-PTT or
>> Why: you only need say 4 or 5 memories per SAT for AOS/LOS OPs - one less
>> hand needed and far less hassle. I know Yaesu and Wuoxon can do this via
>> PC Program. Kwood TH-F6, Icom IC-91/T8, Alinco G7 cannot they can do it
>> only via flipping the A/B Bands (pain in the butt) - they do not allow
>> cross band offsets in memory.
>> Now another BAD issue with Yeasu & Wuoxun is they both have a high
>> discharge rate of battery when in the OFF state. I found if I leave my HT's
>> on the shelf for +60days I must isolate the battery for the radio to
>> eliminate wasteful discharging dropp[ing a B-Meter bar. I do this by using
>> a 'paper' business-card cut it to size, sandwich between the battery and HT
>> - isolating the battery contacts. Easy, simple, effective, cheap - what HAM
>> Radio is all about.
>> Best regards,
>> Dale Kubichek, MS-EET, N6JSX
>> Sidney, OH 45365 EN70vh
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