[amsat-bb] Wouxun / Powerwerx KG-UV8E / KG-UV8T as full duplex FM sat handheld?

Paul Stoetzer n8hm at arrl.net
Mon Jan 8 22:24:53 UTC 2018


Unfortunately you will find that it will desense when transmitting on
2 meters and receiving on 70 cm, but may be OK for transmitting on 70
cm while receiving on 2 meters.

I think WD9EWK has tested one. Perhaps he can provide some first-hand
experience of how it performs.


Paul, N8HM

On Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 5:21 PM, Pavel Milanes <pavelmc at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi.
> Has any tested the Wouxun KG-UV8E or the Powerwerx KG-UV8T (It's the same
> radio) as a full duplex FM radio for satellite work?
> This is advertised as full duplex radios V/U & U/V...
> Tip: this are Wouxun KG-UV8D Plus cousins but tri-banders with 222 Mhz.
> My Baofeng UV-5R is useless on 70m cm RX no matter what I do to protect it
> from the 2m TX...
> --
> 73 CO7WT, Pavel.
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