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Re: Re: Best HT for UO-14 ?



I have had very good luck with the Yaesu FT-51R. This unit is no longer in
production, but it also allows a full duplex contact. A VOX headset is a
must unless you are an octopus.

73 de Don KC4YRT

----- Original Message -----
From: "RaySoifer" <RaySoifer@cs.com>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Friday, February 08, 2002 8:57 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Best HT for UO-14 ?


> Donnie and others,
>
> The best HTs for UO-14 (and AO-27) that I've seen are the Yaesu FT-530 and
> its predecessor, the FT-470, because, when used with headphones or, better
> yet, a boom-mic headset, they allow you to monitor the downlink while
> transmitting so you'll know if you're getting into the
> bird.  Unfortunately, neither is in current production, so you'll have to
> find them on the used market.  If you can live without the
> simultaneous-receive capability, I've had very good results with the
> FT-50RD which costs less than a VX-5R.
>
> 73, Ray, W2RS
>
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