[amsat-bb] Re: TH-D72 HT ...

Bruce Robertson ve9qrp at gmail.com
Sun Dec 5 15:13:29 PST 2010

One thing I wonder is if they have done something clever with the
single USB port so that TNC data and rig control (CAT) no longer are
exclusive of each other. That remains a disappointing limitation on
rigs like the TH-D7A and TS-2000.

73, Bruce

On Sun, Dec 5, 2010 at 5:28 PM, Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK)
<amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net> wrote:
> Hi!
> The TH-D72A is the real deal as a cross-band full-duplex HT for
> FM satellite work. And, unlike with the DJ-G7T and some
> versions of the IC-W32A, no RX
> desense while
> transmitting.  :-)
> I used VFO B for TX, VFO A for RX (it has better
> sensitivity), balanced audio all the way to VFO A,
> open squelch for
> VFO A, 5W transmit, and juat worked
> AO-27.  Nice!
> I will try it on a later AO51 pass today, not the next
> one around 2147 UTC, for another test.  As for APRS,
> it took little time to set it up and get it picked up
> online.  I have not hooked it up to a computer yet, but
> that is not a high priority yet.
> 73!
> Patrick WD9EWK/VA7EWK
> http://www.wd9ewk.net/
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