On 08/31/16 16:29, Gerald Payton wrote:
EXCLUDING the radios used for portable and with handheld antennas, what are the radios used for FIXED operations? I have my IC-2730, which I understand can be used, but wonder what other radio options are there out there. Are the older second-hand radios (hard to find) the answer?
(Warning: I'm biased -- I have mostly Icom equipment)
I have both the IC-706MkIIG and the IC-746PRO, and they can be slaved via C-IV to your PC for Doppler tuning. The IC-9100 appears to be the current "boxed solution" for sat operation.
I've also got a Funcube Dongle Pro+, which I use to record the entire passband in I/Q for later examination. Pretty handy!
What I lack now are proper antennas!
--- Zach N0ZGO