[amsat-bb] Modern Equipment Matrix
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Fri Mar 20 20:02:25 UTC 2015
Also, don't forget the old Kenwood TS711/811 2 mtr/70 cm 25 watts
respectively. With the IC-10 and IF-232 (which can be homebrewed) work
well under computer control. They also worked well under the old TAPR
On 3/20/2015 3:54 PM, Mike Sprenger wrote:
> Go to rigpix.com and look for SSB capable radios...find more detail on originally available options a www.universal-radio.com even for the old stuff...it's out there.
> Here's some ideas. Some are old, but if you know what to watch for, you can score a good deal.
> Out of production but can be found to work Sats with.
> Look in SatPC32 for models in the Radio Setup to see what's supported...if doing PC control...
> Icom IC-910H
> Yaesu FT-847
> Icom IC-820/821
> Yaesu FT-736R (watch for the correct band modules) (maybe can be PC controlled via CAT)
> Icom-970H. You can put a 1.2 and 2.4ghz module in this one. Very rare.
> Yaesu FT-726R (watch for the correct band modules and the satellite module)
> There is even a 10/15m module for mode A or mode K etc...very rare...
> Kenwood TS-790
> Mono Band Rigs:
> Kenwood TM-255 2 meter
> Kenwood TM-455 70cm
> Yaesu FT-290R2 2 meter There is a bolt on 25w amp for the back of this one
> Yaesu FT-790R2 70cm. There is a bolt on amp 25w for the back of this one
> Kenwood TR-751 2m 25 watt all mode
> Kenwood TR-851 70cm 25watt all mode
> Icom IC-211 2m all mode 10 watts.... I had one very inexpensive (old but works)
> Icom IC-451E 70cm all mode 10 watts
> Icom IC 251/271/275 2m base all mode
> Icom IC 451/471/475 70cm base all mode ...there's a tuning module to connect some of these 2m/70cm rigs together.
>> On Mar 19, 2015, at 12:34 PM, Jeff Davis <stuckbit at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Has anyone assembled a reasonably modern (currently available) table of
>> equipment suitable for sat work?
>> Dual-band, full-duplex - handhelds, mobiles, base equipment.
>> Jeff, KE9V
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