[amsat-bb] Re: more about the TH-D72A for satellites

Patrick STODDARD (WD9EWK/VA7EWK) amsat-bb at wd9ewk.net
Mon Dec 6 13:03:26 PST 2010

Hi Bob!

> My understanding is that unlike the THD7, the D72 can only
> operate full duplex as noted above RX-A and TX-B.  But either
> band can be VHF or UHF, so you can operate mode B or J, but the
> TX is always from B.

You are 100% correct.

I downloaded both D72 manuals from the Kenwood web site during my
lunch, and that is exactly how the full duplex mode is described.
Transmit with VFO B, receive with VFO A - as long as the two VFOs are
not set to the same band.



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