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RE: Handheld for Echo and FM Sats?



If you mean the TH-F6, no it is not full duplex.  It's a sweet HT with a lot
of features otherwise.

A.J. Farmer, AJ3U
http://www.aj3u.com

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From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org] On Behalf
Of GEORGE ABBOTT
Sent: Thursday, July 08, 2004 4:07 PM
To: Darrell Bellerive; amsat-bb; Mike Gilchrist
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Handheld for Echo and FM Sats?


How about the Kenwood TH-6?
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mike Gilchrist" <kf4fdj@AMSAT.Org>
To: "Darrell Bellerive" <ve7cla@shaw.ca>; "amsat-bb" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Thursday, July 08, 2004 2:57 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Handheld for Echo and FM Sats?


> At 02:09 PM 7/8/2004, Darrell Bellerive wrote:
> >...
> >Seems we need to define full duplex. Full duplex allows the operator to
> >hear his own downlink from the satellite, while transmitting on the
> >uplink to the satellite. Full duplex is NOT just the ability to store
> >frequencies from different bands in the same memory channel.
>
>
> None of the confusion is on my part.  I will state again, the FT-50 is a
> full duplex radio, in that while transmitting through a bent pipe
repeater,
> one hears their own downlink.
>
> You can also add the Yaesu Ft-5100 to the full duplex list.  While the
> FT-50 can do full duplex, it can't do cross band repeat.  The FT-5100 is
> capable of both full duplex and cross band repeat.
>
> Again, someone else who has successfully used the FT-50 as a full duplex
> sat rig please come to my rescue!
>
> 73, Mike kf4fdj
>
>
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