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Re: Thoughts on future "FM birds" (was: proposal formaximizing fm le o contacts)



on 8/17/00 12:19 PM, Bob Bruninga at bruninga@nadn.navy.mil wrote:

> 2) Using 2m as the SSB downlink requires only a 2m to 10m converter ($49)
> Mode A requires both the 2m SSB transmitter and 10m HF receiver ($139).

If you don't use separate rigs, you'll never be able to hear yourself since
the RS 10M rig can't do full duplex.  Can it even do split VFOs?

Also since it is without CW, you would have to whistle into the mic to find
your downlink on 2m.

73,

Jon
NA9D

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Jon Ogden
NA9D (ex: KE9NA)

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