[amsat-bb] Re: FO29 and Kenwood TH-F6A

Greg D. ko6th_greg at hotmail.com
Sat Dec 31 17:46:38 PST 2011

I've heard FO-29 with my F6, though kind of barely.  You definitely need an external 
antenna (more than just an extended whip), and another radio for the 
uplink since the F6 is FM-only on transmit (and it's not full duplex).

Greg  KO6TH

> From: aa5jg at fidmail.com
> To: K4FEG at k4feg.com; amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Date: Sun, 1 Jan 2012 00:09:46 +0000
> Subject: [amsat-bb] FO29 and Kenwood TH-F6A
> Glad to hear that FO29 is back-now to get on it!  Has anyone tried using a 
> Kenwood TH-F6A HT to receive FO29, since it does receive SSB?  I would be 
> hooking it to an external antenna.  Is it sensitive enough on SSB to hear 
> the satellite?  The QST review shows its sensitivity is a little down on HF 
> and 6m SSB.
> 73s John AA5JG

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