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Re: Best HT's for sats?



The Kenwood TH-D7 is full-duplex, along with several
others (ICom W32a) that are no longer available new.
Jim  KQ6EA

--- Ronald Nutter <rnutter@networkref.com> wrote:

> I dont know of any handheld that is full duplex. 
> You might have to use 
> 2 handhelds and a filter on the uhf downlink to cut
> down the desensing 
> depending on how close the antennas are.
> 
> Ron
> KA4KYI
> 
> Bill Dzurilla wrote:
> > I've made many sat contacts with my VX-2R but am
> > thinking about upgrading to something with 5 watts
> > output.  I used a borrowed IC-W32A and Swan Island
> and
> > it worked fine, although I could not hear my
> downlink
> > in full duplex mode, too much desensing.  Not sure
> > full duplex is even worth the extra money, as it
> seems
> > that most duplex HTs have a similar desensing
> problem.
> > 
> > I was thinking about trading in the VX-2R for an
> FT-60
> > or a VX-6R, any comments on these or other
> > sat-friendly HTs?
> > 
> > 73, Bill NZ5N  
> > 
> > 
> >      
>
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