[amsat-bb] Re: satellite radios

Stefan Wagener wageners at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 22:06:09 PST 2011


FT-847 especially higher serial number is still one of the best satellite rigs.

I have used the IC-910, the TS-2000 and the FT-847 and I have stories
on all of them. I still have the FT-847!

Stefan, VE4NSA

On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 3:48 PM, Jim White <jim at coloradosatellite.com> wrote:
> I would appreciate info on what the currently available satellite radios
> are.  We have used the IC-910 and FT-736R for some time and now need to
> recommend a radio to a couple of groups building cubesats.  The 736 is of
> course long gone but it appears the 910 is also no longer made. We recently
> helped a group who had bought a TS-2000 and I was not particularly impressed
> with it as a satellite radio.
> So what's current and what works well on V and U?
> Jim
> jim at coloradosatellite.com
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