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[aprssig] Detailed review of APRS-capable HTs

Dave B dave at g8kbv.demon.co.uk
Tue May 1 13:32:50 UTC 2012

On 30 Apr 2012 at 16:22, John Goerzen wrote:

> Hi folks,
> I have seen a lot of questions online about the APRS-capable HTs out
> there -- most often, the VX-8GR and the TH-D72A.  I have done quite a
> bit of research and testing, and presently own one of each.  I wrote
> up 9 pages of detail on how they work, feature set, specifics on APRS
> feature set and battery life, tuning, etc.  I hope it is useful.
> http://changelog.complete.org/archives/7501-review-amateur-radio-handh
> elds-hts-aprs-and-battery-tuning-tips
> -- John
> KR0L

Nice write up.

I'm surprised you didn't cover the venerable TH-D7 as they are still 
about, do a fairly good job, and everyone (in APRS anyway) knows of them.  
If just as a baseline so as to compare the newer kit too.

I'm sure someone over there will have one for you to play with.


Dave G0WBX.

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