[amsat-bb] Modern Equipment Matrix

John Geiger af5cc at fidmail.com
Fri Mar 20 19:33:19 UTC 2015

I will second the suggestion of the Kenwood TM-V7A.  I had one for a while
and it did well on the satellites, a very sensitive receiver.  Another one
which is good for the Mode J satellites is the Kenwood TM-251A.  It is a 2m
transceiver with UHF receive.  Has one of the most sensitive receivers on
UHF ever tested in the QST product reviews.  Heard the FM satellites very

73 John AF5CC

On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 12:30 PM, Alan <wa4sca at gmail.com> wrote:

> Another mobile FM rig to look for is the TM-V7A.  They are full duplex,
> and work well for FM ops.  They did have a problem with the display, which
> began to fail within a couple of years.  If you see one and the display is
> legible, it has almost certainly been repaired by Kenwood.
> 73s,
> Alan
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