I just got in to satellites and I started with a Yaesu FT-817. It's max power is 5W which is plenty for most satellites. I added a second 817 to allow me to quickly "find" myself on the SSB sats. Reply to me directly and I can share with you my setup.
Chandler Y. Heath
On Aug 1, 2013, at 6:51 PM, Oscar Ortega [email protected] wrote:
I recently got interested in trying satellite communications. I bought an Arrow antenna and I am wondering which transceiver to get. So far I have found the FT-847, IC-910h and IC-9100.
The FT-847 scares me since it is a bit old, however I have heard it is very good for satellite and EME.
Any advice would be appreciated!!
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