[aprssig] How to set up a radio
Bill Vodall WA7NWP
wa7nwp at jnos.org
Wed Oct 19 16:01:51 CDT 2005
>> We were fortunate to have a D700 handy for the JOTA operation last
>> weekend. It was quick and easy to turn on as a fill in WIDE1-1 digi.
>> Saved the day for our APRS operation.
> Sorry, I meant to qualify that as sucking at more than fill-in
> operation. They WILL do that, but they don't have the brains to do much
> more on their own, and they don't have the buffer to play well with a
Yes. Exactly! Kenwood missed out (and is still missing out) on
providing the magic silver bullet of a frequency agile, multiband 9k6
data radio by leaving 25 cents of silicon out of their D7 and D700 radios.
> They're perfectly fine for what they do
Unless we consider the TXD on the D700... :-(
> TASCO-bashing, but I don't think anyone's going to run a WIDE digi with
Scary thing is -- folks have...
The basic radio is very good. Almost works well at 9k6 with an external
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