[amsat-bb] Operating with the THD-72 handheld

Jim Jipping jhjipping at gmail.com
Sun Jun 23 12:40:39 UTC 2019

Good advice!  You failed to mention how well they work with hearing 
aids.  I use one with a bluetooth reciever for my hearing aids instead 
of earphones.

Jim Jipping, W8MRR, AMSAT 5512

On 6/21/2019 5:26 PM, gw1fky--- via AMSAT-BB wrote:
> Hi,Regarding the problems of operating with the THD-72 ( or other portable ) and avoiding the tangle of wires etc.Patrick WD9EWK/VA7EWK mentioned that he has a "Bluetooth" speaker with a jack socket.
> It is much easier to obtain a a " Bluetooth" audio transmitter and thus avoid the need for any wires.   These transmitters are  reasonable cheap and available from a number of well known sources.Simply plug the Blue tooth Tx into  THD-72 audio jack and pair with the Bluetooth  speaker  - You canadjust the THD-72 volume control to suit your conditions.The size of these Bluetooth transmitters is sometimes smaller than an SDR dongle,  some even have a wired jack plug fitted.
> I have used this method not  only for portable operation, but also for demonstrations, It  made it much easier for those listening and myself of course."WIRELESS" Hi Hi.
> Ken EatonGW1FKY
> PS.The method can be used with many other radios etc and I have used it to set up my LNB/dish      to monitor QO-100 down link/  beacons and operators.  (  An AOR receiver on 739 Mhz SSB )
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