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Re: TH-F6A and VHF SSB [was TH-F6 and UHF SSB]



John's comment is very well taken.  In any satellite operation we
should never, NEVER operate without full duplex capability!  Cliff K7RR


On Mon, 25 Feb 2002, John Mock wrote:

> When i went over to HRO considering this rig for QRP satellite work, 
> according to the folks behind the counter, while it does have dual 
> receive, alas it is not full duplex.  In my opinion, one should not
> work AO-27 (or worse, UO-14) without a full duplex rig because you
> can't tell of you're stepping on someone (or that one is getting out
> at all).  I believe that is necessary to work mode J-FM effectively.
> So i was still considering this rig, but to utilize with a second
> rig for transmit.  Obviously this will be necessary for SSB operation
> since the TH-F6A is combination conventional FM-only HT and all-mode 
> scanner.
> 
> To follow a similar line of discussion, has anyone tried this rig with 
> an unmodified Drake (or equiv.) with AO-40?  If not, has anyone tried 
> using a conventional 2.4G downconverter or AO-10?
> 
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