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Re: RFC on handhelds supporting 2-meter SSB mode



Robin,

Be sure to look at the Kenwood TH-F6A.  It does SSB over a HUGE spectrum.

It's not nearly the SSB receiver that a "real" satellite rig is, but it will work.

73,

Mark N8MH
> 
> From: "Robin Callender" <robin_callender@hotmail.com>
> Date: 2005/03/17 Thu AM 01:31:18 EST
> To: "amsat-bb" <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
> Subject: [amsat-bb] RFC on handhelds supporting 2-meter SSB mode
> 
> Along the same lines as a previous post about Full-Duplex handhelds, I would 
> like to ask about any handhelds supporting SSB mode(s).
> I am especially interested in any handhelds which could be used as an IF 
> with a transconverter on the S-band.
> I would believe most would be 2-meter radios, but I don't want that to be a 
> limit on comments.
> By googling, I get a couple of radios that might qualify, most quite old --
>     Icom IC-202S
>     Santec LS-202A
>     Mizuho MX-2S
> 
> The IC-202S seems to have been used quite often as an IF for L and S band 
> and some reference indiate it was used is such on AO-40.
> My wish is to stay with handlheld radios, and not with mobiles (although 
> from the pictures of the IC-202S it sort of straddles the two types).
> 
> Thanks for any comments & 73s
> Robin Callender  KE7ARL
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