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Re: FT-817 and Sat



Phil do you mean.? the Ft-817 or the Ft-847.???
I was asking about the Ft-817 BUT I do own
a new Ft-847 and have not come across the the
problem.?


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Wrom: TFJMVRESKPNKMBIPBARHDMNNSKVFVW
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2002 8:35 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] FT-817 and Sat


> On Sun, 20 Jan 2002 06:11, you wrote:
> > Hi All.
> >
> >    Has any one used the Ft-817 on downlink sat work for
> > rs-12/15... or VHF/UHF uplink / downlink for other sats.
> >
>
> Yes, but I was initially disappointed in the receiver sensitivity, it
appears
> to be about 12DB down on the FT-847. A mast-mounted pre-amp fixed the
problem
> on VHF now I'm waiting on parts to build one for UHF use.
>
> --
> Regards,
> Phil
> phil@spiderweb.com.au
>
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