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RE: Yeasu FT-897

Hello Gary

> The BIG question is...  Will it do "Duplex" receive
> for working Sats.  Tried of hauling the 847 for my
> portable operations.

Nope. I asked Chip Margelli this question at Dayton and the answer was a
terse 'it's not a satellite radio'.

But there are advantages if you use it with, say, an FT-817 as a receiver.
No external batteries or PAs to carry around with you.

73 Howard G6LVB

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