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[aprssig] NEW! IC-V82 - VHF/APRS Transceiver

Wes Johnston aprs at kd4rdb.com
Wed Mar 2 02:44:08 UTC 2005


The thing I don't understand is that also claim that it is compatible with dstar
voice/data.  But this is a 2m only rig, right?  They say there's a 440 version. 
I thought dstar mobile rig was 1200mhz?

Wes
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Quoting DaveN <dbsoft at bendbroadband.com>:

> I heard about it from an Icom dealer then did a Google search.
>
> One of the vendors that came up was advertising this as an APRS radio, which
> now I am finding out, is nothing more than a "proprietary" digital
> communications protocol that is not compatible with APRS.  At first I was
> excited to see some competition for Kenwood but it wasn't to be.  Glad I
> didn't take the vendors word for it and buy one of these.
>
> Thanks everyone for your comments.
> Dave Neys W7PDQ
> www.dmapper.com
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chris Rose" <kb8uih at sbcglobal.net>
> To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2005 6:04 PM
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] NEW! IC-V82 - VHF/APRS Transceiver
>
>
> > Where did you hear/see about it?  Not on
> > icomamerica.com website.
> >
> > 73,
> > Chris
> > KB8UIH
> >
> > --- DaveN <dbsoft at bendbroadband.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Has anyone tried this new APRS radio from Icom?   I
> > > just heard about it this
> > > week and was wondering how it performs.  HRO doesn't
> > > show them in stock.
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > > Dave Neys W7PDQ
> > > www.dmapper.com
> >
> >
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