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Re: Icom IC-970 for sats?



Hi Joe,

And not to mention the wideband receiver module - 
tough to find - great when you do.

If I remember, the 1.2G module also did ATV which the 1.2 on the 910 does not.

73,

Emily



At 09:55 PM 1/9/2006, Joe Leikhim wrote:
>It is certainly a great radio once you have both 
>the 1.2 and 2.4 GHz modules for it! It took me 
>four or five years but now have all the modules!
>
>I can't compare operationally to the newer 
>models, but it is an excellent radio and very easy to use.
>
>Joe
>
>Message: 9
>Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2006 06:45:13 +0000
>From: "Kevin Whitcomb" <kevinwhitcomb@hotmail.com>
>Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Icom IC-970 for sats?
>
>But WHY do you consider it the best? Everyone 
>says the 970 is the best but it seems like 
>they're just repeating what they've heard others 
>say and don't have any real experience with it. 
>I asked the guy at dogpark software recently 
>which was better and he said the 910, although 
>he may have meant it's better with his software.
>
>--
>Joe Leikhim K4SAT
>"The RFI-EMI-GUY"©
>
>"Treason doth never prosper: what's the reason?
>For if it prosper, none dare call it treason."
>
>"Follow The Money"  ;-P
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