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Re: New Kenwood Satellite Radio?



Hi 

Assuming the 220 band would have been all mode how would it work for a up
or down link IF frequency for a converter on P3D upper bands?

Joe Murray K0VTY
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On Thu, 17 Feb 2000 22:08:45 -0500 "MarkG" <markg@pptnet.com> writes:
>Quite true. For the sake of argument, however, the FT-847 has 70MHz 
>transmit
>in Europe (or at least England) and it's not a band here. Then again, 
>around
>here there's probably three people with 220 capability. If most other 
>places
>are like this one, I can't exactly say as I blame them for not 
>bothering
>with it.
>
>Mark
>KB3CWS
>
>
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>Behalf Of Doug Faunt N6TQS +1-510-655-8604
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>Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] 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
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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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