[amsat-bb] Kenwood TH-F6a

John Geiger af5cc at fidmail.com
Fri Feb 20 05:38:32 UTC 2015

I got the impression from the original posting that he wanted to use the
F6A on receive only, and would be using a different radio for the transmit

73 John AF5CC

On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 11:09 PM, Clint Bradford <clintbradford at mac.com>

> The TH-F6a is *not* a true full-duplex radio. You can not hear anything on
> the other band when
> you key the mic ...
> The only currently available HT that does U/V and V/U sat modes well is
> the Kenwood TH-D72a,
> at about $450.
> SO ... Many are simply purchasing two "traditional" HTs to accomplish
> true, full-duplex satellite work.
> I like the Yaesu FT-60R. Two of them plus an Arrow 146/437-10WBP antenna
> cost the same
> amount as that Kenwood 'D72a!
> Clint K6LCS
> http://www.work-sat.com
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