[amsat-bb] L-Band Equipment List

John Geiger af5cc2 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 22 23:22:57 UTC 2018

Right now Ham Radio Outlet (www.hamradio.com) has a Yaesu FT736R with the 6
meter module and the 23cm module on their consignment list for $1000

On Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 4:34 PM, Edward R Cole <kl7uw at acsalaska.net> wrote:

> I have one of the "rare" DEMI 144/1268 converters; does 15w out.  Not many
> were made/sold before AO-40 crashed.  Also a 45 loop-yagi for 1268.
> I have a venerable FT736R (with only 2m/70cm) for satellite operation
> (future).  But if the mode will be LV (1268up/145dn) I will have to use a
> different radio for either uplink or downlink as the FT736R does not do
> in-band duplex on 144.  I have two other radios that will do 2m allmode but
> it gets more complicated for tuning.  FT736R has satellite mode for 2m/70cm
> (probably one of the first to do that).  If the mode will be LU then all is
> fine.
> I also still have my mode-S preamp and two Drake downconverters if ever
> that band is reactivated.
> PS: not QRV on satellites (yet)
> 73, Ed - KL7UW
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