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Re: AO-07



Yes, that's the rig.  Hasan also reminded me.  Thanks.

"Tom Clark (W3IWI)" wrote:
> 
> Roy --
> 
> > [snip]  When AO-7 went up there was only one commercial 70 cm
> > rig I can recall that was able to work it via SSB.  I can't recall the
> > brand now but it preceeded AO-7 some years and was never made again.
> 
> You are probably thinking of the KLM ECHO-2 and ECHO-70. These were 10 watt
> VHF & UHF modifications of Japanese SSB CB radio designs.
> 
> I remember building a portable ECHO pair into a nice box that we used on
> July 4th, 1976 to broadcast live President Ford's public dedication of the
> brand new Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. Ahh memories!
> 
> 73, Tom

-- 
73, Roy -- W0SL

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