[amsat-bb] Re: Enhance your Easy Sat Experience!

John Geiger aa5jg at fidmail.com
Fri Jan 6 07:04:14 PST 2012

And the V7A has an excellent receiver in it!  QST measured it as more 
sensitive on UHF than most dualbanders. I miss the one I had, and wouldn't 
mind finding another.

73s John AA5JG

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alan P. Biddle" <APBIDDLE at UNITED.NET>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, January 06, 2012 2:16 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Enhance your Easy Sat Experience!

> If it hasn't been mentioned, the Kenwood TM-V7A, the starting point of all
> the D7XX family, also works well on full duplex.  I have had a few Mobil
> QSOs using a poor, for satellite ops, antenna.  The only problem is that 
> the
> original display tends to fade and develop lines, which eventually render 
> it
> unusable.  At one point, Kenwood fixed them free, and the replacement in
> mine is still excellent after 10 years.
> 73s,
> Alan
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