[amsat-bb] Best HT for satellite operation?

Robert McGwier rwmcgwier at gmail.com
Fri Mar 10 20:12:35 UTC 2017


On Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 1:15 PM, Clayton Coleman <kayakfishtx at gmail.com>

> I've seen a lot of great recommendations for satellite HT's.  I really
> prefer the Icom IC-910h. Since it is a little heavy for neck straps,
> and the belt clip is made of 3/8" steel plate, I'd probably recommend
> the BABYBJÖRN carrier approach. You can buy a 15 year old one at a
> bargain price of $1000-1500 at most hamfests.
> Clayton
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