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Re: Re: TH-D7 Deficiencies



Use the VFO.

This is why I say the Icom W32 is a better HT for satellite work. It is 
easier to use with its separate V/U bands. You can have both bands up at 
the same time. I love my D7a but I use the W32 for satellite work!

Gary
  At 06:45 PM 7/10/2004, Dave Taylor wrote:
>It is annoying.  I was hoping someone would respond to say I was wrong, 
>but no luck so far.
>
>What I do is program the Doppler frequencies for uplink and downlink 
>separately.  It works, but has two drawbacks:
>
>  - It uses 10 memories instead of 5.
>  - It increases the workload during a pass, because you have to change 
> two channels and switch bands twice for each doppler change.
>
>I haven't run into the other problems.
>
>Dave, W8AAS
>
>On Jul 10, 2004, at 7:28 PM, Darrell Bellerive wrote:
>
>>Too bad! Just when I was starting to convince myself that the TH-D7AG
>>was the way to go.
>>
>>How does one compensate for doppler shift on this radio?
>>
>>It also appears that this radio has a bug with CTCSS tones on 70 cm as
>>documented on eham: http://www.eham.net/reviews/detail/1332.
>>
>>And a data overrun problem at 9600 bps in KISS mode according to the
>>messages on the amsat-bb by Mike Seguin.
>>
>>The TH-D7AG has been around for a while, has anyone heard any rumours
>>that an updated version or replacement might be in the works?
>>
>>Darrell
>>VE7CLA
>>
>>On Sat, 2004-07-10 at 14:52, Dave Taylor wrote:
>>>Kenwood TH-D7 doesn't meet criterion 4.  You can only have 1 band in a
>>>memory channel.
>>>
>>>Dave, W8AAS
>>>
>>>On Jul 10, 2004, at 3:02 PM, Darrell Bellerive wrote:
>>>
>>>>  4) Cross band memory storage. The ability to store frequencies from
>>>>      different bands into a memory channel. While not absolutely
>>>>      necessary, it makes tuning for Doppler frequency shifts much
>>>>      easier.
>>>>      All rigs on this list will allow cross band frequencies in
>>>>      memory channels.
>
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