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Re: Icom 706 use on Sats



owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org expunged (owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org):

> Thus spake Emily Clarke (w0eec@AMSAT.Org):
> 
> > Yes, I was referring to the all-wx, coax powered TR switched (and 
> > controlled on/off from the front panel.) I looked at the Kenwood and Yaseu 
> > sites and didn't see anything comparable to what Icom offered.  It's 
> > possible they do, but I didn't see them. (This was a year ago so I don't 
> > know if they have since offered them.)  I looked at the SSB preamps last 
> > year and the difference in price between the Icom ($149) and the SSB ($250) 
> > didn't warrant getting the SSB.
> 
> 
> I noticed that Icom doesn't like the noise factor for their pre-amps. My 

I meant to say "list" not "like".

-Steve


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