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RE: Rx/Tx Equipment for ECHO



Hi Gunther

> I am looking for a nice HT to put with my new arrow antenna that I just
> bought at the Dayton AMSAT booth... The Kenwood TH-F6A look like a nice
one
> but the ad is vague on if it is indeed FULL DUPLEX..... Anyone know???

Sadly, no, it's not; it will simultaneously receive on two bands but both
rx's are muted on transmit. This seems to e the vogue at the moment as
manufacturers move towards DC-daylight wideband rx, making a full duplex
feature more difficult to implement.

73 Howard G6LVB


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