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Re: FT-847 and USB-to-Serial Converter

>Modern radios have *zero* VFOs in the classic sense. But if you're willing 
>to grant that a fixed frequency oscillator and a tunable synthesizer is 
>equivalent to a VFO

Yeah, that's a VFO.

>then surely every full-duplex satellite transceiver has at least

Good point. Having never owned such a full duplex transceiver, that
didn't immediately occur to me. Separate radios have always seemed
more, well, orthogonal.

>And if you're controlling the radio in full-duplex mode for
>satellites (this is AMSAT-BB after all) then you have to deal with

So treat them as two separate radios that happen to be in the same
box, each with a single VFO... :-)

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