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Re: FT-847 discontinued?

Alan Biddle WA4SCA expunged (WA4SCA@amsat.org):

> Nate,
> I would be happy if the hypothetical replacement rig had the necessary
> separate RX and TX connections to install transverters.  Of course there are
> mods which allow you to do that with the FT-847, but it would be nice not to
> have a bunch of extra coax leads hanging out the back.  ;)

You don't need seperate TX/RX ports for using a transverter.

Most modern transverters have a common IF, or at least the option for a common IF. DEMI has other options for those who don't want to get into doing the figgly wiring bits.

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