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Re: New Kenwood Satellite Radio?



222 is NOT an international band.  It's not available in most
countries, so it's only the NA market that drives it.

73, doug

   Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2000 17:30:48 +0000
   From: Clinton Herbert <clinton@verdenet.com>
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    You know, this is something that I've been wondering about ever since the "all
   in one box" radios first started coming out. They put 220 in receive, but no
   transmit. Same with the HT's. Why??? Yes, it's a great band!

    73, Clinton AB7RG


   "John P. Toscano" wrote:

   > Alan Biddle (WA4SCA) wrote:
   >  >
   >  > Saw this, in part, on one of the news groups.
   >  >
   >  > Kenwood will show its new HF-1.2 GHz radio at DAYTON 2000. This radio is
   >  > designed to compete with the Yaesu FT-847 and Icom 746 type.
   >
   > Sounds interesting.  I wonder if they will follow everyone else's lead
   > and leave out the 222-225 MHz band.  (I know, it's not a satellite
   > band, and sometimes it seems like it's not a terrestrial band either,
   > but I enjoy it nevertheless.)
   >
   > Any hints on how to find the posting you referred to?  I suppose one
   > could surf on over to http://www.dejanews.com and do a keyword search
   > on KENWOOD and SATELLITE.  But any other specifics you can give might
   > help us find the info more easily.
   >
   >  > As always, seeing is believing.  <grin>
   >
   > And sometimes even seeing isn't enough.  The last time I made it to
   > a local hamfest, Yaesu was demonstrating their (then) new FT-100.
   > But the model they had was an engineering prototype that didn't have
   > most features working yet.  Oh well, the price of rapidly advancing
   > technology, I guess.
   >
   > John Toscano (KBěZEV)
   >
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