[amsat-bb] Satellite radio's query

W3AB/GEO w3ab at yahoo.com
Sat Dec 16 19:31:57 UTC 2017

For me, no need to replace my IC-910. Which replaced my IC-810. 
Which replaced my my FT-736. Which replaced my FT-726. Each move added more features and ease of operation. The IC-9100 doesn't, for me, add anything over the IC-910.
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73 de W3AB/GEO​

On Dec 16, 2017, 10:56, at 10:56, Francis Geraci <fgeraci14 at gmail.com> wrote:
>From WB1FXX - Marathon, Fla.
>In the past there had been a discussion about different satellite
>who produces them and their availability.
>I recently purchased a IC-9100 just for satellite operations. I have
>seen much discussion about this radio on the Amsat BB. I am curious why
>this  radio has hardly been mentioned. It seems to be the perfect
>replacement for my aging IC-821. Even has the "funny" little knobs,
>the 821, that control the RF power and mic gain. The IC-9100 has the
>and feel of a "real" radio.
>Is it the price ?  $2100.00 USD ? Not the cheapest rig out there. The
>IC-7610 is "flying" off the shelves at $3900.00 USD. Can't be about the
>price !
>Thanks for any comments - WB1FXX
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