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Re: Satellite Tracking Question



Yes, that is correct.  The 821 (H )is an older radio.  It can be purchased
"new", however, from some sources.  The IC910 is the new ICOM rig.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bruce Paige" <kk5do@arrl.net>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Sunday, July 15, 2001 4:09 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Satellite Tracking Question


>
> > I use a Kenwood TS2000 for my satellite transceiver.  There are many
other
> > cheaper options but this one is the best ( I think).  ICOM has a new rig
> > out, IC821.  There are several older rigs available which are quite
capable and
> > less expensive than the TS2000.  I work a lot of HF so the TS2000
satisfies my
> > needs.  The FT826 is another less expensive option but does not have the
tools
> > built in that are required for HF.
>
>
> oopsie...the icom 821 is the old radio....that replaced the icom 820. the
new
> icom is the 910 and you can put a 1.2g module in it. the 821 is no longer
> manufactured. be sure you get the H modules of the icom as they are high
> power for u.s. (50watts on 2m and 30 something on 70cm)
>
> 73...bruce
>
>
>
>
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